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  • Recarving of Roman portraits in Late Antiquityby M. Prusac

    BRILL 2010; US$ 226.00

    This book is based on an investigation of more than five hundred recarved portraits. It includes analyses of different recarving methods, some of which can be attributed to geographically localised workshops. The different recarving methods have made it possible to suggest classifiable categories, which together underpin a hypothesis that the late-antique... more...

  • Skulpturby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Die Mega Square-Ausgabe Skulptur umschließt 23.000 Jahre dieser Kunstform und mehr als 120 der beeindruckendsten Skulpturen der Welt: von prähistorischer Kunst über ägyptische Statuen und Michelangelo zu Henry Moore und Niki de Saint-Phalle. Das Buch beleuchtet die große Auswahl an Werken, die Evolution von Stilen über die Jahrhunderte und die Besonderheiten... more...

  • Der Tod und die Mädchenby Christian Russenberger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Zu den beliebtesten Bildthemen römischer Friessarkophage gehört der blutige Kampf zwischen Amazonen und Griechen. Anders als lange vermutet, ging es den Auftraggebern dieser Sarkophage nicht in erster Linie um den glorreichen Sieg der Griechen, sondern um das grausame Todesschicksal der schönen Kriegerinnen, das paradigmatisch auf den... more...

  • Remove Not/Ancient Landmark:Puby Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Marvellous and the Monstrous in the Sculpture of Twelfth-Century Europeby Kirk Ambrose

    Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 90.00

    Richly-illustrated consideration of the meaning of the carvings of non-human beings, from centaurs to eagles, found in ecclesiastical settings. more...

  • Historic Gravestone Art of Charleston, South Carolina, 1695-1802by David R. Mould; Missy Loewe

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 45.00

    "Here lyes Buried the Body of MARTHA PERONNEAU...Departed This Life December Ye 14th 1746 Aged 13 Years." Such an inscription was typical of 18th century grave markers in Charleston, South Carolina. Many epitaphs went on to reveal much more about the deceased: personality, religious beliefs, career accomplishments and social position. Attention... more...

  • Royal bronze statuary from ancient Egyptby M. Hill

    BRILL 2004; US$ 118.00

    This study exploits the clues offered by bronze royal statuary to carefully analyze this large subgroup by identifying 125 datable examples out of nearly 300. It also establishes a more precise understanding of the role of small royal bronze statuary through a focus on the popular kneeling pose. more...

  • Roman Imperial Statue Basesby Jakob Munk Højte

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 47.75

    This volume includes a catalogue of 2,300 known statue bases from nearly 800 sites throughout the Roman Empire. Moreover, since it covers a period of 250 years, it allows for the first time consistent geographic, chronological and commemorative patterns to emerge. more...

  • Roman Portraits in Contextby Jane Fejfer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    Image& Context (ICON) ist die erste internationale Reihe, die dem Bild und dem Funktionieren von Bildern in der Antike gilt. Das einzigartige Potential des Bildes beruht auf seiner Suggestion. Ein Bild kann die Aufmerksamkeit des Betrachters im Bruchteil einer Sekunde fesseln und sich ihm für immer einprägen. Das führt zu den Kernfragen... more...

  • Pioneer Cemeteriesby Annette Stott

    University of Nebraska Press 2008; US$ 36.95

    As pioneers attempted to settle and civilize the “Wild West,” cemeteries became important cultural centers. Filled with carved wooden headboards, inscribed local stones, and Italian marble statues, cemeteries functioned as symbols of stability and progress toward a European-inspired vision of Manifest Destiny. As repositories of art and history,... more...