Sir William Stirling Maxwell and the European emblem

an exhibition of books and manuscripts mounted to coincide with the international conference "The European Emblem" held in Glasgow, 11-14 August, 1987 : [exhibition held at] Glasgow University Library, 27 July - 24 September, 1987
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Glasgow University Library , Glasgow
Stirling Maxwell, William, -- Sir., University of Glasgow. -- Library., Emblem books -- Bibliography -- Cata
Statementcatalogue by David Weston.
SeriesULP -- 33
ContributionsWeston, David., European Emblem (Conference) (1987 : Glasgow)
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LC ClassificationsZ5844
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL21618194M
ISBN 100852611986

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Sir William Stirling Maxwell, in a note attached to a fly-leaf, says these drawings appear to be the original sketches for the engravings in Sinnepoppen. From the style of the drawings and the paper on which they are drawn, which could have been made in Holland in the late sixteenth or early seventeenth century, it would seem that Sir William’s assumption is correct.

This copy has fascinating provenance, as it holds the bookplate of William Stirling of Keir House. It is possible that this is either the bookplate of Sir William Stirling Maxwell or the architect William Stirling II.

Sir William Stirling Maxwell was a Sc. Buy Sir William Stirling Maxwell and the European Emblem: Exhibition of Books and Manuscripts by Weston, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : David Weston. It is possible that Sir William Stirling Maxwell and the European emblem book is either the bookplate of Sir William Stirling Maxwell or the architect William Stirling II.

Sir William Stirling Maxwell was a Scottish historical writer and art historian. The family motto is to the bookplate, which shares a name with the. The Stirling Maxwell Collection of Emblem Books and related literature, the largest discreet collection in the world, was amassed by the renowned collector Sir William Stirling Maxwell during the nineteenth century, and bequeathed to the University in by his son.

The collection was gifted to the University by his son, Sir John Stirling Maxwell in His emblem books, collected throughout his life range in date from the first edition of Alciati’s Emblems () to the 19th century and are supported by a strong collection of books on allied subjects such as fête books, ceremonial albums, medal books and books of allegorical figures.

early stage in this development the importance of the collection of emblem books formed in the 19th century by Sir William Stirling Maxwell was recognised as a major resource for anyone pursuing research in this area.

With some emblem books in the collection init proved an invaluable source of information to Mario Praz in. Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, 9th Baronet MP KT, of Pollok FRSE DCL LLD (8 March – 15 January ), was a Scottish historical writer and art historian, politician, and virtuoso.

Until he was known as William Stirling, and several of his books were published under that was Chancellor of the University of Glasgow from until his death and was also a Knight of the.

Overview: Historian of Spanish art and embelmata book collector; first art historian to use photo-reproduction in an art history book. Stirling was the son of Archibald Stirling of Keir and Cawder () and Elizabeth Maxwell (Stirling) (), both among Scotland's oldest families. He was educated privately at Pilton Rectory, Northamptonshire, and Cossington Rectory, Leicestershire.

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A number of early illustrated books from our internationally-renowned Stirling Maxwell collection are currently on display at the Hunterian Art Gallery as part of an exhibition entitled 'Breaking the Renaissance Code: Emblems and Emblem Books'. The exhibition explores how emblem books developed throughout Europe during the sixteenth century onwards, their decline and subsequent.

Sir William Stirling Maxwell Fellowship The Fellowship was founded in by the University of Glasgow in memory of Sir William Stirling Maxwell, the originator of the renowned collection of Emblem and Fête Books which bears his name and which his son, Sir John Stirling Maxwell, bequeathed to the University in Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

Sincethe emblem book collection has continued to grow and this year we added nearly twenty others, including some from the great collector of emblem books, Sir William Stirling-Maxwell. In connection with collecting, we are preparing, together with Prof.

William Heckscher, formerly at Duke University, a census of emblem books. Sir William Stirling Maxwell. Publication date Publisher [J. Nimmo] Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English Volume 5.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate Sir William Stirling Maxwell Fellowship The Fellowship was founded in by the University of Glasgow in memory of Sir William Stirling Maxwell, the originator of the renowned collection of Emblem and Fete Books which bears his name and which his son, Sir John Stirling Maxwell, bequeathed to the University in described by David Weston in "William Stirling Maxwell and the European Emblem," exhibition catalogue, Glasgow Univ.

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Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The Sir William Stirling Maxwell Fellowship provides a framework for scholars wishing to visit Glasgow in order to use the Stirling Maxwell Collection. For all enquiries concerning the Centre and its activities, please contact Alison Adams (@).

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Sir William Stirling Maxwell: Scholar of Spanish Art art historian and collector of Spanish art do him justice. Karl Justi, in his great monograph on Velazquez, published inwas critical of Stirling overall and considered him «more of a historian than a connoisseur» '.

Sir William Stirling Maxwell, George William Cox. Publication date Publisher Longmans, Green Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes. Sir William Stirling-Maxwell of Pollok, 9th Baronet (8 March - 15 January ), was an Scottish historical writer and art historian, politician and was born at Kenmure and studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating BA in and MA in pioneering history of Spanish art by William Stirling, later Sir William Stirling Maxwell.

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Hil1 and Adamson's calorypes are of five works by the twO best-known Spanish painters in mid-nineteenth century Britain: Murillo had been well known since the eighteenth. Sir William Stirling Maxwell Fellowship The Fellowship was founded in by the University of Glasgow in memory of Sir William Stirling Maxwell, the originator o fthe renowned collection of Emblem and Fête Books which bears his name and which his son, Sir John Stirling Maxwell, bequeathed to the University in.

One of the largest collections of emblem books is housed, sincein Glasgow University Library. It is named after its founder, the nineteenth-century Scottish aristocrat and scholar Sir William Stirling Maxwell. It has subsequently been considerably enlarged.Stirling-Maxwell was a pioneer in the appreciation of Spanish art.

He collected pictures by artists such as Goya and El Greco at a time when such interests were highly unusual. His 'Annals of the Artists of Spain' () was the first important book on the subject.At present she is doing doctoral dissertation research at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and will be the Sir William Stirling Maxwell Fellow at the Stirling Maxwell Centre for the Study of Text/Image Cultures, at the University of Glasgow, in the academic year.