Small Bronze Sculpture from the Ancient World

Small Bronze Sculpture from the Ancient World

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In this book fifteen leading scholars and scientists evaluate small-scale bronze sculpture from the Mediterranean. Based on a J. Paul Getty Museum Symposium on Small Bronze Sculpture held in March 1989, the book discusses historical and technical considerations in provenancing and collecting bronzes of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman manufacture.Taken together, the papers give an up-to-date summary of the state of most technical questions about metallurgy, ... chemical changes undergone by bronze with the passage of time, and the possibilities and limits of technical analysis.


Title:Small Bronze Sculpture from the Ancient World
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Publisher:Getty Publications - 1990
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