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Disarmed : the story of the Venus de Milo

Author: Gregory Curtis
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of one of the most famous statues in history is fully told here, from the unearthing of the statue in 1820 through quibbles among the French, Germans, and Turks, over who should possess her.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Art
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Curtis, Gregory, 1944-
Disarmed.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2003
(OCoLC)606997104
Named Person: Aphrodite, (Greek deity); Aphrodite, (Greek deity); Aphrodite, (divinité grecque)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Curtis
ISBN: 0375415238 9780375415234
OCLC Number: 51937203
Description: xviii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Fractured masterpiece --
I. From Melos to Paris --
II. Winckelmann --
III. In the hallways of the Louvre --
IV. Broken marble --
V. Two geniuses --
VI. A goddess with golden hair --
VII. The last chapter.
Responsibility: Greg Curtis.
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The story of one of the most famous statues in history is fully told here, from the unearthing of the statue in 1820 through quibbles among the French, Germans, and Turks, over who should possess her.

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