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Poster for an exhibition entitled 'Ten Years'

This poster advertised an exhibition of work by artists who graduated from The Glasgow School Of Art's sculpture department between 1979 and 1989. The exhibition was curated by Cliff Bowen who worked as a sculpture lecturer from 1973 until 1978. It was held in The Glasgow School Of Art's Newbery Gallery in the Newbery Tower from the 4th of August until the 1st of September and was sponsored by the Ian McTaggart Trust.

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Poster for The Glasgow School Of Art degree show

This poster advertised The Glasgow School Of Art's annual degree show in 1984. The exhibition showcased work by graduating students in drawing and painting, photography, printmaking, murals, stained glass and sculpture. The degree show was held in the Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School Of Art and ran from the 15th to the 21st of June. The photograph used on the poster shows exhibiting students sitting on the steps of the Mackintosh Building and was taken by Vaughan Judge who previously worked as a lecturer at the school. The poster was designed at The Glasgow School Of Art and printed by David J Clark Limited.

Judge, Vaughan

Poster for the Master of Fine Art degree show

This poster advertised an exhibition of work by students graduating from the Master of Fine Art course as part of The Glasgow School Of Art's 1984 degree show. The image used on the poster was photographed by Jim Oakes and shows the exhibiting students standing on the fire escape steps of the JD Kelly building at The Glasgow School Of Art. The poster was designed at The Glasgow School Of Art and printed by David J Clark Limited. The exhibition ran from the 15th to the 21st of June.

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Anatomical feet

Plaster casts of a left and right anatomical feet. Both feet show details of musculature, and the heel of the right foot is slightly elevated. On top of each leg is a maker's stamp that reads "J Giusti & Co Makers, St Vincent St, Glasgow". The inward facing edge of each base includes the inscription "J Giusti & Co, Glasgow". These anatomical feet are the only items in the Giusti Plaster Cast Collection to include such an incription, and the presence of both the inscriptions and the maker's stamp suggests that the feet may have been both sculpted by J. Giusti & Co. (likely in the late 19th century) and subsequently reproduced by the company.

J Giusti & Co

Bust of child

Plaster bust of a child after a late 15th century orginal executed in terracotta by Andrea della Robbia.

J Giusti & Co

Bust of young man in armour

Plaster bust of a young man in armour after a terracotta original from the 15th century sculpted by Antonio Pollaiuolo and held in the Bargello Museum, Florence.

J Giusti & Co

Large Newbery medal

Large version of a Newbery Medal cast in metal. Portrait of Newbery (obverse); Mackintosh building (reverse). Incribed obverse: "To Commemorate the services of Fra H Newbery as director of the Glasgow School of Art 1885-1918". Design includes portrait of Newbery and Glasgow coat of arms. Reverse: "Awarded for distinction in diploma work".

Proudfoot, Alexander

Commemorative medal for Eugene Guillaume

Single-sided metal casting of a medal in honour of the sculptor Eugene Guillame. Inscription: "Eugene Guillaumes Statuaire / Ne a Montbarf Cote d'Or / IV / IVILLET / MDCCCXXII / Ringel d'Illze ach SC/ MDCCCLXXXIV". The medal depicts a portrait of Eugene Guillame and several symbols representing sculpture and the arts.

Ringel d'Illzach, Jean-Désiré

Bust of Girolamo Benivieni

Plaster bust after a terracotta bust of Girolamo Benivieni executed in 1863 by Giovani Bastianini in the collections of the Louvre, Paris. However, significant differences between the plaster bust by J Giusti & Co and the original bust by Bastianini, particularly the shape of the hat, suggest that the plaster bust is derivative of an unidentified intermediary copy.

J Giusti & Co

Portrait of Voltaire

Plaster bust after one of several "seated Voltaire" sculptures completed by the workshop of Jean Antoine Houdon in the late 18th century.

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