Nicholas Penny, 8 March 1990
Show More The Image of the Black in Western Art. Vol. IV, Parts I-II: From the American Revolution to World War One by Hugh Honour.
Harvard, 379 pp., £34.95, April 1989, 9780939594177Show More
Primitive Art in Civilised Places by Sally Price.
Chicago, 147 pp., £15.95, December 1989, 0 226 68063 0Show More
The Return of Cultural Treasures by Jeanette Greenfield.
Cambridge, 361 pp., £32.50, February 1990, 0 521 33319 9Show More
“... even when it has been legally acquired. But Price herself does not encourage wild indignation. Jeanette Greenfield’s survey of how some ‘cultural treasure’ has been returned – the extent is quite surprising – and of how most of it has not been, and of what Unesco and ICOM have had to say about it, is useful for its scrupulously-compiled lega ...”