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Classical bronzes the art and craft of Greek and Roman statuary by Carol C. Mattusch

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English


  • Bronze sculpture, Classical,
  • Bronze figurines, Classical

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCarol C. Mattusch.
LC ClassificationsNB135 .M38 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 241 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages241
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL800531M
ISBN 100801431824
LC Control Number95036843

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