Roman Portraits: Sculptures in Stone and Bronze in the Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Paul Zanker (Author)
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Description

Portraits are among the most compelling artistic records of Greek and Roman culture. In this richly illustrated book featuring all new photography, the 60 portrait heads from the Metropolitan Museum's renowned collection are fully described, and placed in their historical and cultural contexts. Roman Portraits presents a thorough and multifaceted survey of Roman stone and bronze portraiture as well as a brief overview of the history of ancient portraiture. Unearthing the evolution of this art from its origins in Greece through the Roman Empire, Paul Zanker, the foremost authority on Roman art today, brings these imposing, timeless renderings to life.

Product Details

Price
$65.00
Publisher
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
Publish Date
December 13, 2016
Pages
296
Dimensions
9.8 X 1.2 X 11.4 inches | 4.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781588395993
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About the Author

Paul Zanker is visiting professor at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York.