Item Number: 109235
Title: "Genius Has No Sex" : The Sculpture of MARCELLO (1836-1879)
Author: Pierre, Caterina Y
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Description: Pregny-Geneva: Editions de Penthes, Museum of the Swiss Abroad, 2010. 23 x 20cm., pbk., 240pp. illus., numerous color plates. English text. Summary: "Genius Has No Sex" traces the life and sculptural production of Adele d'Affry, the Duchess Castiglione Colonna, best known under the pseudonym Marcello. Although she was born in Switzerland and kept a studio in Fribourg, she spent many years sculpting in France, Italy and Spain, and her works were frequently shown in exhibitions throughout Western Europe. This book presents the history of an artist of great renown and consequence during the second half of the nineteenth century, and it is the first full-scale, academic study of her work in English.
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