Decorative plasterwork in Ireland and Europe

Ornament and the early modern interior


Christine Casey & Conor Lucey, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-321-3
April 2012. 298pp; large format, colour ills.

Foreword by Geoffrey Beard

Introduction by Conor Lucey

Is stucco just the icing on the cake?
Alastair Laing

Before stucco: decorative plasterwork in England and Ireland, 1550–1650
Claire Gapper

Posh plaster: the complex interplay between style and technology
Ian Constantinides

Esse est percipi: stucco sculptors from the Lombard lakes in eighteenth-century Ireland
Andrea Spiriti

Baroque stucco in Bohemia and Moravia
Martin Krummholz

Eighteenth-century stucco in Germany
Barbara Rinn

Stucco and sterling: the earning power of Ticinese stuccatori
Christine Casey

Rococo stuccowork in the Netherlands
Wijnand Freling

Bartholomew Cramillion and continental rococo
Joseph McDonnell

Peculiar plaster: recent conservation of Irish eighteenth-century modelled plaster
Richard Ireland

The scale of plasterwork production in the metropolitan centres of Britain and Ireland
Conor Lucey

The Bernasconi drawings: a collection of eighteenth-century decorative designs for quadratura and plasterwork
Alistair Rowan and James Coghill

New light on the court chapel Würzburg
Christine Casey