G+ (DJ has moderate edge wear, esp. at head and heel of outer spine; page edges are beginning to tan lightly; book is clean and good. ) Red cloth, gilt letters on spine, black & illus. dust jacket, 267 pp. Issued in conjunction with a 1975-1976 exhibition scrutininzing the metamorphoses of specific sculptures rendered by Jean-Antoine Houdon, Antoine-Louis Barye, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Auguste Rodin, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and Daniel Chester French. Offers fascinating and detailed narration and illustrations about these 10 sculptures, as "technical specialists have joined with art scholars to retrace the evolution of each series from the artist's original concept to its final edition, in many cases long after the sculptor's death." (dj).
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 9 x 11. 272 pages, w/many illustrations. Many contributors-technical specialists and art historian join to retrace the evolution of an artist's original concept. No flaws-DJ is bright, crisp and clean. Exterior red cloth aw/title on spine in gold, Interior is unmarked, tight and clean.
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