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The language of the muses : the dialogue between Roman and Greek sculpture / Miranda Marvin.

By: Marvin, Miranda
Contributor(s): J. Paul Getty Museum
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, c2008.Description: viii, 304 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780892368068 (hardcover); 0892368063 (hardcover)Subject(s): Sculpture, Roman -- Greek influences | Sculpture, Greek -- Influence | Sculpture, Greek -- Copying
Contents:
The argument -- The Roman identity myth -- Those we read about and believe in -- The ancients and the antique -- The antique and the antiquarians -- The antique and princely collectors -- Reuniting the ancients and the antique: Johann Joachim Winckelmann -- The modern copy myth -- Active relations -- Roman ideal sculpture.
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Greece and Rome Shelves Classical Tradition: MAR (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 25462

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-293) and index.

The argument -- The Roman identity myth -- Those we read about and believe in -- The ancients and the antique -- The antique and the antiquarians -- The antique and princely collectors -- Reuniting the ancients and the antique: Johann Joachim Winckelmann -- The modern copy myth -- Active relations -- Roman ideal sculpture.