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Supports in Roman marble sculpture : workshop practice and modes of viewing

Author: Anna Anguissola
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Figural and non-figural supports are a ubiquitous feature of Roman marble sculpture; they appear in sculptures ranging in size from miniature to colossal and of all levels of quality. At odds with modern ideas about beauty, completeness, and visual congruence, these elements, especially non-figural struts, have been dismissed by scholars as mere safeguards for production and transport. However, close examination of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Anguissola
ISBN: 9781108418430 1108418430 9781108407106 1108407102
OCLC Number: 1004126211
Description: xxiii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Material and History: 1. Narrative and individuality ; 2. Supports and Greek marble sculpture ; 3. The world of struts ; 4. Surface and colour --
Part II. The Limits of Stone: 5. The quest for solidity ; 6. Statuesque statues ; 7. Value and ingenuity ; 8. Carving and tradition --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Anna Anguissola, Università di Pisa.

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Figural and non-figural supports are ubiquitous features of Roman sculpture in stone but have never before been the subject of a close investigation. This is the first full treatment of a fundamental  Read more...

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