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Wünsche, Raimund

Glyptothek, Munich

Masterpieces of Greek and Roman Sculpture

Die Glyptothek, hailed by many as the «most beautiful museum in Munich», possesses outstanding works of Greek and Roman sculpture. Among them are the Apollo of Tenea, the Munich Kouros, the pediment sculptures of the Aphaia Temple on Aegina, the Rondanini Medusa, the Grave Relief of Mnesarete, the statue of Eirene, the Barberini Faun, the Drunken Old Woman and the Boy with a Goose. Of exceptional importance is also the large number of naturalistic Roman portraits. This lavishly illustrated volume offers for the first time a comprehensive survey of this unique collection, founded by King Ludwig I of Bavaria and opended in 1830. Raimund Wünsche was the Director of the Staatliche Antikensammlungen and the Glyptothek in Munich from 1994 – 2011.
By Raimund Wünsche. Translated from the German by Rodney Batstone.

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Bibliografie

978-3-406-69866-8

2. Auflage, 2016

224 S., mit 171 Abbildungen, davon 110 in Farbe

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Bibliografie

978-3-406-69866-8

2. Auflage , 2016

224 S., mit 171 Abbildungen, davon 110 in Farbe

Softcover

Softcover 24,95 € Kaufen

Wünsche, Raimund

Glyptothek, Munich

Masterpieces of Greek and Roman Sculpture

Die Glyptothek, hailed by many as the «most beautiful museum in Munich», possesses outstanding works of Greek and Roman sculpture. Among them are the Apollo of Tenea, the Munich Kouros, the pediment sculptures of the Aphaia Temple on Aegina, the Rondanini Medusa, the Grave Relief of Mnesarete, the statue of Eirene, the Barberini Faun, the Drunken Old Woman and the Boy with a Goose. Of exceptional importance is also the large number of naturalistic Roman portraits. This lavishly illustrated volume offers for the first time a comprehensive survey of this unique collection, founded by King Ludwig I of Bavaria and opended in 1830. Raimund Wünsche was the Director of the Staatliche Antikensammlungen and the Glyptothek in Munich from 1994 – 2011.
By Raimund Wünsche. Translated from the German by Rodney Batstone.
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