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The Torlonia Marbles: Collecting Masterpieces

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A sublime volume about one of the most important collections of ancient marble sculptures in the world, an astonishing private trove largely hidden to scholars and the public until now. Last published in a nineteenth-century catalog, the distinguished Torlonia Collection of more than 600 priceless Greek and Roman works--marbles and bronzes, reliefs and sarcophagi, depictions of gods, and portraits of emperors--is one of the most important assemblages of classical sculptures still in private hands anywhere in the world. ...

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The Torlonia Marbles: Collecting Masterpieces
2021, Rizzoli Electa

ISBN-13: 9788892820876

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