Looking at Greek and Roman sculpture in stone a guide to terms, styles, and techniques by Janet Burnett Grossman

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Published by The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sculpture, Classical

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 125).

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StatementJanet Burnett Grossman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB85 .G76 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 125 p. :
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15562898M
ISBN 100892367083
LC Control Number2003005581
OCLC/WorldCa51854653

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