ERIC Number: EJ411088
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Plaster Casts after Antique Sculpture: Their Role in the Elevation of Public Taste and in American Art Instruction.
McNutt, James K.
Studies in Art Education, v31 n3 p158-67 Spr 1990
Examines the social, ideological, and cultural forces in colonial United States when plaster casts of Grecian and Roman sculpture were introduced. Describes how they were used in U.S. public schools and art museums to transmit the cultural heritage at the end of the nineteenth century. (KM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A