Roman Art from the Louvre

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Hudson Hills, 2007 - 280 pagina's
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Published to accompany a travelling exhibition organised by the American Federation of Arts and the Musee du Louvre, this publication features an extraordinary selection of these works dating from the first century B.C. to the early fourth century A.D.from the most famous to some with new significance resulting from new information. Themes such as religion, urbanism, war, imperial expansion, funerary practices, intellectual life, and family are vividly represented in mosaics, frescoes, bronze and terracotta statuettes, monumental sculptures, sarcophagi, reliefs, and glass and metal vessels. The catalogue also covers the careful procedures of cleaning and repair that took place during the collection's restoration. The resulting reincarnation of the Louvre's pieces transforms the contemporary view of early Roman public and private life, conveying a novel perspective and understanding of these ancient masterpieces. With comprehensive essays by a team of scholars on emperorship, citizenship, archit
 

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This catalog accompanies an exhibition traveling to the Seattle Art Museum (through 5/11) and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art (6/9-10/12) and contains 185 color plates of artworks dating from the ... Volledige review lezen

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Contents
7
IntroductionRoman Art and the Collections
13
Building the Roman Art Collection at the Louvre
27
The Restoration Program of the Louvres Roman
35
The Emperor daniel roger
47
Citizenship cecile giroire
98
Roman Architecture and Decorative Arts in Civilian
143
Foreigners Slaves and Freedmen at Work
189
The Roman Religion neguine mathieux
217
Map
256
Index
272
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