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June 30–September 27, 2009 at the Getty Center

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Cast in Bronze: French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution


Cast in Bronze: French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution
Edited by Geneviève Bresc-Bautier & Guihelm Scherf with James David Draper for the English-language edition

This magnificently illustrated book provides an overview of bronze sculpture produced in France from the 16th to 18th centuries and represents a spectacular phase of French art. Essays by international art historians enlighten readers about the complex teamwork necessary to create these powerful works. The collaboration of the Musée du Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the J. Paul Getty Museum offers the spectacle of major artistic expression and a key reference work on bronzes.
(Cloth $65.00, 535 pages; 536 illustrations)
 
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