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Author Prusac, Marina.

Title From face to face : recarving of Roman portraits and the late-antique portrait arts / by Marina Prusac
Published Leiden [Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 202 pages) : illustrations
Series Monumenta Graeca et Romana, 0169-8850 ; v. 18
Monumenta Graeca et Romana ; v. 18
Contents Preface; Editorial note; Acknowledgments; List of diagrams and sketches; List of figures and photo credits; Introduction The history of sculpture reuse and related problems; The Stand der Forschung of sculpture reuse; The identification of recarved sculpture; Organisation of the material; Terminology; Definitions of "style"; The function of recarved portraits; Chapter One The reuse of sculpture and recarving of portraits; Criteria for identification; Spolia and the recarving of portraiture; The reuse of private sculpture; Relocated and discarded sculpture; Portrait heads in secondary contexts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Altered sculptures.
Portrait sculpture, Roman.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004182713 (electronic bk.)
9004192328 (electronic bk.)
9789004182714 (electronic bk.)
9789004192324 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Recarving of Roman portraits and the late-antique portrait arts