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The color of life : polychromy in sculpture from antiquity to the present / edited by Roberta Panzanelli ; with Eike D. Schmidt and Kenneth Lapatin ; essays by Roberta Panzanelli ... [et al.].

Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum : c2008.
Physical Description:
xiv, 186 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm.
Reference Library
NB1275 .C64 2008 (LC) Oversize
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"This publication is issued in conjunction with the exhibition The Color of Life, held at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in Malibu, frpm March 6 to June 23, 2008"--P. [iv].
Includes bibliographical references (p. 178-180) and index.
Subject Terms:
Polychromy -- Exhibitions.
Panzanelli, Roberta.
Schmidt, Eike D.
Lapatin, Kenneth D. S.
J. Paul Getty Museum.

  • Beyond the pale: polychromy and Western art / Roberta Panzanelli
  • The polychromy of ancient Greek sculpture / Vinzenz Brinkmann
  • Emerging colors: Roman sculptural polychromy revived / Jan Stubbe Østergaard
  • From color to black and white, and back again: the Middle Ages and early modern times / Marco Collareta
  • Colors of sculpture / Alex Potts.