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Les secrets de la pierre pourpre

Author(s): Manon  Potvin

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What do a queen’s torso, columns, an eagle and a gueridon in the different departments of the Louvre have in common? The material they are composed of is the main reason for their prestigious character, their strength and their brilliance, making them symbols of power and luxury. Approaching works through their materials offers another way of understanding art.


Univers des matériaux et des techniques

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24 pages, stapled, 15 x 21 cm, 28 color illustrations.

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ISBN French2-901785-66-2
French only