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From Face to Face: Recarving of Roman Portraits and the Late-Antique Portrait Arts. Second, Revised Edition

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This book is based on an investigation of more than five hundred recarved portraits. It includes analyses of different recarving methods, some of which can be attributed to geographically localised workshops. The different recarving methods have made it possible to suggest classifiable categories, which together underpin a hypothesis that the late-antique portrait style is a consequence of the many recarved portraits at the time. The practice of portrait recarving emerged due to economic, political, religious and ...

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From Face to Face: Recarving of Roman Portraits and the Late-Antique Portrait Arts. Second, Revised Edition
2016, Brill

ISBN-13: 9789004321847

2nd edition

Hardcover

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