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J. Paul Getty Museum

Looking at European Sculpture: A Guide to Technical Terms

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Title: Looking at European Sculpture: A Guide to Technical Terms
Author: Bassett, Jane
ISBN: 9780892362912
Publisher: J. Paul Getty Museum
Published: 1997
Binding: Quality
Language: English
Condition: Used: Very Good
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Publisher Description:
This newest addition to the Museum's popular Looking At series provides definitions of the technical terms most often encountered by museum-goers and student of post-antique European sculpture. The book enhances the appreciation of the art form by explaining the methods used in creating
sculpture and the terms used by scholars to describe it.

Featured are clear, concise explanations to questions such as: What is a socle? What are the steps in bronze casting? What is contrapposto? Written for the non-specialist and lavishly illustrated with objects from the Getty Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum, this book is invaluable to
anyone who wants to learn more about the art of sculpture.