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Materials of Sculpture

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ISBN-10: 0300065817

ISBN-13: 9780300065817

Edition: 1995

Authors: Nicholas Penny

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This book surveys the sculpture of many civilizations, from ancient Egypt to 20th century America. It offers an introduction to the nature of the materials used by sculptors, examining how these were regarded as well as how they were worked.
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 9/10/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

The Hardest Stones
Granite and Porphyry
White Marbles and Alabasters: Part 1
White Marbles and Alabasters: Part 2
The Versatility of Marble
The Traces of the Tool
Coloured Marbles
Schist, Sandstone and Limestone
The Structure and Decoration of Larger Wooden Sculpture
Varieties of Smaller Wooden Sculpture
Ivory and Horn
Stamped and Moulded Clay
Stucco and Gesso
Modelled Clay
Modelled Wax
Bronze and Other Copper Alloys: Part 1
Bronze and Other Copper Alloys: Part 2
Embossed and Chased Metal
Glossary and Indexes