Small bronze sculpture from the ancient world

papers delivered at a symposium
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Bronze figurines, Ancient, Small sculpture, An
Statementorganized by the departments of Antiquities and Antiquities Conservation and held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, March 16-19, 1989.
ContributionsJ. Paul Getty Museum. Dept. of Antiquities., J. Paul Getty Museum. Dept. of Antiquities Conservation.
LC ClassificationsNK7907 .S63 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1853321M
ISBN 10089236176X
LC Control Number90005002

Small-scale bronze sculpture from the ancient Mediterranean is reviewed here by fifteen leading scholars and scientists. This collection of essays explores the historical and technical considerations in provenancing and collecting bronzes of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman manufacture.

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Paul Getty Museum Symposium on Small Bronze Sculpture held in Marchthe book discusses historical and technical considerations in provenancing and collecting bronzes of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman manufacture. This handbook chronicles the development of Classical Greek sculpture and includes not only illustrations of the masterpieces of architectural sculptural from the temple of Zeus at Olympia and the Parthenon, but also many original works of bronze sculpture from that period, some of which have only recently been discovered/5(12).

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