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Bober, Phyllis Pray & Ruth Rubinstein.
Renaissance Artists & Antique Sculpture. A Handbook of Sources.

Harvey Miller Publishers: 1987. 2nd printing, corrected.

An extremely important study of the antique works of art used as inspiration by Renaissance artists. "Over 500 illustrations show Greek and Roman statues, mythological and historical reliefs as well as triumphal arches together with Renaissance drawings, engravings, bronzes and paintings to demonstrate how and where these classical monuments were discovered and recorded, and how they were copied, adapted, combined and transformed into the style and iconography we now recognize as Renaissance art".

Hardcover. 7.5"x11", 522 pages, 526 black & white illustrations, dust jacket. Minor wear.

Inventory #: 35598
Price: $ 200.00      

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