Looking at European Sculpture: A Guide to Technical Terms

By: Bassett, Jane; Fogelman, Peggy

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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.

Title: Looking at European Sculpture: A Guide to Technical Terms

Author Name: Bassett, Jane; Fogelman, Peggy

Categories: Sculpture,

Publisher: J. Paul Getty Museum:

ISBN Number: 089236291X

ISBN Number 13: 9780892362912

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: Z089236291XZ3

Description: 089236291X Bumped and creased book with tears to the extremities, but not affecting the text block and a remainder mark to one edge - Good