Roman Art from the Louvre

Voorkant
Hudson Hills, 2007 - 280 pagina's
This fully illustrated catalogue features an extraordinary selection of works from the first century B.C. to the fourth century A.D. Exploring themes such as religion, urbanism, war, imperial expansion, funerary practices, intellectual life, and family which are vividly represented in mosaics, frescoes, bronze and terracotta statuettes, monumental sculptures, sarcophagi, and glass and metal vessels, this publication with its new scholarship, serves as a valuable resource for both academics and the public, stimulating further study and greater appreciation of the wide range of Roman art. AUTHOR: Daniel Roger & Cecile Giroire are curators in the Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities Department of the Museedu Louvre. SELING POINTS: Roman Art From the Louvre documnets the major restoration process undertaken by the Louvre and shows the revived vibrancy of the works included in the exhibition. This fully illustrated catalogue includes new findings and scholarship that serves as a valuable resource for both academics and the public, stimulating further study and greater appreciation of the wide range of Roman art. 185 colour illustrations
 

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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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