Animals In Stone

Author: Robert Arthur King
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
ISBN:
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A delightful collection of creatures that adorn New York City buildings.

Faces In Stone

Author: Robert Arthur King
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393732344
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This collection of one hundred architectural details features brief introductions and contextual photographs to show the buildings on which the ornaments appear, the addresses, and transportation information.

Sculpture

Author: Louis Slobodkin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486229607
Size: 42.29 MB
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Offers advice on using tools and constructing armatures as well as shaping human figures, portrait heads, and bas reliefs from clay, plaster, wood, stone, and metal

Easter Island S Silent Sentinels

Author: Kenneth Treister
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780826352644
Size: 56.38 MB
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"This richly illustrated book of the history, culture, and art of Easter Island is the first to examine in detail the island's vernacular architecture, often overshadowed by its giant stone statues"--Provided by publisher.

Set In Stone

Author: Charles T. Little
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588391922
Size: 37.96 MB
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The 81 magnificent sculpted heads featured in this volume provide a sweeping view of the Middle Ages, from the waning days of the Roman Empire to the dawn of the Renaissance.

Michelangelo

Author: Carmen C. Bambach
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588396371
Size: 22.81 MB
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Meticulously researched, compellingly argued, and richly illustrated, this book is a major contribution to our understanding of this timeless artist.

Supports In Roman Marble Sculpture

Author: Anna Anguissola
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108418430
Size: 28.34 MB
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The first study of a crucial aspect of Roman stone sculpture, exploring the functions and aesthetics of non-figural supports.

Shifting Stones Shaping The Past

Author: Catherine Becker
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199359407
Size: 80.18 MB
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Shifting Stones, Shaping the Past begins with an analysis of the ornamentation of Andhra's ancient Buddhist sites, such as the lavish limestone reliefs depicting scenes of devotion and lively narratives on the main stupa at Amaravati.