Historical and Philosophical Issues in the Conservation of by Nicholas Price,M. Kirby Talley,Alessandra Melucco Vaccaro

By Nicholas Price,M. Kirby Talley,Alessandra Melucco Vaccaro

This quantity is the 1st finished number of texts at the conservation of artwork and structure to be released within the English language. Designed for college students of artwork historical past in addition to conservation, the publication includes forty-six texts, a few by no means earlier than translated into English and lots of initially released merely in vague or international journals.


The thirty significant artwork historians and students represented increase questions similar to while to revive, what to maintain, and the way to keep up aesthetic personality. Excerpts were chosen from the subsequent books and essays: John Ruskin, The Seven Lamps of Architecture; Bernard Berenson, Aesthetics and background within the visible Arts; Clive Bell, The Aesthetic Hypothesis; Cesare Brandi, Theory of Restoration; Kenneth Clark, Looking at Pictures; Erwin Panofsky, The heritage of paintings as a Humanistic Discipline; E. H. Gombrich, Art and Illusion; Marie Cl. Berducou, The Conservation of Archaeology; and Paul Philippot, Restoration from the point of view of the Social Sciences. The absolutely illustrated publication additionally comprises an annotated bibliography and an index.

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