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The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum

The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum

Catalogue of Plaster Casts of Greek and Roman Sculpture

By (author) R.R.R. Smith
By (author) Rune Frederiksen

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  • A guide to the premier collection of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture in the UK
Full Description

The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum contains the premier collection of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture in the UK, formed over more than a century, from 1884 to the present. The collection has recently been re-displayed and integrated with the Museum, and this book is its first complete and illustrated catalogue. It presents 1,000 casts of monuments from all over the ancient world, from 600 BC to AD 500, from small bronzes to iconic monuments such as the Laokoon and the Augustus of Prima Porta.

About the Author

Contributions by Olympia Bobou and Milena Melfi. R.R.R. Smith is the Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology & Art at Oxford University.

Specifications
Publisher
Ashmolean Museum
ISBN
9781854442666
Published
11th Feb 2013
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
World excluding Australasia
Size
295 mm x 210 mm
Pages
360 Pages
Illustrations
1160 b&w
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