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Books relating to the Antiquities Collection of Sigmund Freud

20 Maresfield Gardens. A guide to the Freud Museum. London: Serpent’s Tail, 1998.

Armstrong, Richard H. A Compulsion for Antiquity. Freud and the Ancient World. Ithaca & London: Cornell University Press, 2005.

Barker, Stephen (ed)Excavations and Their Objects. Freud’s Collection of Antiquity. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1996.

Burke, Janine. The Sphinx on the Table: Sigmund Freud’s Art collection and the Development of Psychoanalysis. New York: Walker & Company, 2006. [Published in Australia under the title: The Gods of Freud: Sigmund Freud’s Art Collection. Knopf, 2006]

Elsner, John & Roger Cardinal (eds). The Cultures of Collecting. London: Reaktion Books, 1994. [See: John Forrester. “’Mille e tre’: Freud and Collecting”, pp. 124-251.]

Engelman, Edmund. Berggasse 19. Sigmund Freud’s Home and Offices, Vienna, 1938. New York: Basic Books, 1938.

Fenton, James. On Statues. London: Syrens [Penguin], 1995.

Forrester, John. Dispatches from the Freud Wars. Psychoanalysis and its Passions. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997. [see Chapter 3: “Collector, Naturalist, Surrealist”]

Gamwell, Lynn & Richard Wells (eds.) Freud & Art: His Personal Collection of Antiquities. Binghamton: SUNY; London: Freud Museum, 1989.

Davies, J. Keith & Gerhard Fichtner (eds). Freud’s Library. A Comprehensive Catalogue. Tübingen: edition diskord; London: Freud Museum, 2006.

“Meine alten und dreckigen Götter”. Aus Sigmund Freuds Sammlung. Lydia Marinelli (ed.). Frankfurt am Main: Stroemfeld, 1998.

Sigmund Freud Museum, Wien IX, Berggasse 19. Katalog. Wien: C. Brandstätter, 1994.

Spector, Jack J. The Aesthetics of Freud. A Study in Psychoanalysis and Art. New York: Praeger, 1973.

Wood, Jon. Freud’s Sculpture. Leeds: Henry Moore Institute, 2006.

Sigmund Freud and Art: His Personal Collection of Antiquities (with introduction by Peter Gay). London: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. & Freud Museum, 1993.



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