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Art, Design and Architecture collection

  • NMC
  • Collection
  • 13th century to early 21st century

Artworks, design pieces and architectural designs related to Glasgow School of Art staff and students.Items include oil paintingssilk screen printslithograph printsprintsphotographssketchessketch booksdrawingswatercolourscollagemetalwork, sculptur...

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Framed plaster portrait

Wooden framed plaster relief portrait of a bearded man in profile with brown glaze. Bottom left corner has initials "J.R." or "R.J" and indecipherable signature above left shoulder. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA'...

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Parthenon Frieze

Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and Revett in the second volume o...

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Parthenon Frieze (West Frieze II)

Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. Horsemen. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and Revett in the secon...

Parthenon Frieze

Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and Revett in the second volume o...

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Parthenon Frieze

Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and Revett in the second volume o...

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Parthenon Frieze (South Frieze XLIV)

Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. A section of the south frieze showing men leading sacrificial animals. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate t...

Parthenon Frieze

Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. Figures bearing water jugs. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and R...

Plaster Casts

  • PC
  • Collection
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century

Collection of plaster casts comprising human figures, architectural fragments, plaster friezes, plaster reliefs, marble reliefs, tondos and busts.Casts were used as an important teaching aid by the School, from the late 19th century onwards. The c...

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Hermes of Praxiteles (Hermes and the Infant Dionysus)

  • PC/012
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Greek sculpture of Hermes and the infant Dionysus discovered in 1877 in the ruins of the Temple of Hera at Olympia. It is traditionally attributed to Praxiteles and dated to the 4th century BC. 3/4 size sculpture.

Virgin and Child

  • PC/047
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original relief in blue and white tin-glazed terracotta made by Andrea della Robbia in Florence in 1487-88. The relief is believed to have been commissioned by Gabriele di Cambio de' Medici, whose marriage to Lucrezia di Alessandro Rondinelli...

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Virgin and Child Roundel

  • PC/049A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century to 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

By Andrea della Robbia (1435-1525), in Florence in the late 15th or early 16th century. Virgin and Child with two Cherub heads. Circular relief in blue and white enamelled terracotta. The Virgin holds the Child standing on her right. She is repres...

Angel Figure

  • PC/061
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Angel figure in relief with mask at base. Possibly architectural fragment.

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Putti and foliage (Tondo)

  • PC/106
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Putti surrounded by symmetrical curling foliage. Thought to be c16th, Italian.

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Angel

  • PC/201
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014. Small statue of angel, original wings lost.

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Remembrance Panel

  • PC/208
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Panel with commemorations flanked by man and woman with cherubs and surrounded by decorative ornamentation.

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Foundling Roundel

  • PC/044
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Foundling roundel, attributed to Della Robia. Origially glazed blue and white terracotta, from Ospedale degli Innocenti, Florence.

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Relief Panel with Vases

  • PC/213
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Panel in base relief in frame; tiers of vases and stylised plants.

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Apoxyomenos (Vatican Apoxyomenos)

  • PC/002
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.An athlete, caught in the familiar act of scraping sweat and dust from his body with the small curved instrument that the Romans called a stri...

Classical Woman in Relief

  • PC/063A
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.

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Berlin Adorante

  • PC/020
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014. Also know as 'Youth Supplian' or 'Praying Boy'.

Sarcophagus of Giustina

  • PC/036B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

This sarcophagus appears to have been made for the church of Santa Giustina at Padua and is perhaps identical with a marble shrine commissioned in 1476 to contain the body of the saint. On the front of the sarcophagus the body of the saint is carv...

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