Portraits in Plaster

di

Laurence Hutton

Laurence Hutton

Portraits in Plaster - Bookrepublic

Portraits in Plaster

di

Laurence Hutton

Laurence Hutton

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Descrizione

The story of the beginning of my collection of masks is curious and perhaps interesting. The half-dozen casts upon which it is based were found, early in the Sixties, in a dust-bin in one of the old-fashioned streets which run towards the East River, in the neighborhood of Tompkins Square, New York. Their owner had lately died; his unsympathetic and unappreciative heirs had thrown away what they considered “the horrible things;” a small boy had found them, and offered them for sale to a dealer in phrenological casts, who realized their worth, although, in many cases, he did not know whose heads they represented; and so, by chance, they came into my possession, and inspired

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Categorie

Saggistica, Storia

Dimensioni del file

13,8 MB

Lingua

eng

Anno

2016

Isbn

9788822829184

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