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ROMAN PORTRAITS: STONE AND BRONZE SCULPTURES IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. Paul Zanker. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2016. Distributed by Yale University Press, New Haven. 320 pp. with 350 col. ills. 27 x 24 cm. ISBN 9781588395993 In English.
Due date: November 2016. Publisher's description: Portraits are among the most compelling artistic records of Greek and Roman culture. In this richly illustrated book featuring all new photography, the 60 portrait heads from the Metropolitan Museum's renowned collection are fully described, and placed in their historical and cultural contexts. Roman Portraits presents a thorough and multifaceted survey of Roman stone and bronze portraiture as well as a brief overview of the history of ancient portraiture. Unearthing the evolution of this art from its origins in Greece through the Roman Empire, Paul Zanker, the foremost authority on Roman art today, brings these imposing, timeless renderings to life.
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Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 173376
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