Art Historical and Scientific Perspectives on Ancient Sculpture
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Marble by Marion True
Book DescriptionProminent art historians, scientists, conservators, and sculptors here discuss ancient marble sculpture, including the provenancing of marble, the detection of marble forgeries, scientific analysis and authentication of ancient marble, marble quarrying and trade in the ancient world, and the techniques used in ancient sculpture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780892361748
(266mm x 210mm x 24mm)
Imprint: J. Paul Getty Museum
Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marion True
Getty Villa, Paperback (February 2006)
Illustrated with 250 reproductions of works of art, this book presents the history of the Getty Museum, its renowned antiquities collections, and its growth from a small museum in a ranch house in Malibu to its first home in a building designed to replicate the Villa dei Papiri, an ancient Roman villa partially uncovered in Herculaneum.
Guide to the Getty Villa, Paperback (February 2006)» View all books by Marion True
The Getty Villa in Malibu includes the only museum in the United States devoted solely to classical antiquities. This guide describes the history of the site and J Paul Getty's decision to house his growing collections in a structure based on an ancient Roman villa. It concludes with a description of the installation of the collections.
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