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Detailed description :La Victoire de Samothrace

La Victoire de Samothrace

Author(s): Marianne  Hamiaux

€ 13.70 tax included

The Victory of Samothrace is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular and accomplished expressions of Greek sculpture from the Hellenistic period. In each turn of the page, the author reveals a few of its secrets: how was the cloak sculpted, how did the wings hold, why are the statue and the base inseparable? In addition to the description of these artistic and technical feats, the author also analyzes the creation process of an awesome and ambitious sculptor who managed to rise above the set form of naval ex-voto that existed in Greece at the time to design and create an unparalleled masterpiece.



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48 pages, paperback, 14 x 21.5 cm, 40 color and black-and-white illustrations.

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Ancient Greece
ISBN French978-2-71185-385-4
French only


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