Greek Bronzes

  title={Greek Bronzes},
  author={Brian A. Sparkes},
  journal={Greece and Rome},
  pages={152 - 168}
  • B. Sparkes
  • Published 1 October 1987
  • Art, History
  • Greece and Rome
When I first began to study Greek art, back in the mid 1950s, a book on Greek sculpture had recently been published in Germany and in England that did much to encourage my interest. It was Reinhard Lullies and Max Hirmer's big picture book, Greek Sculpture, since enlarged and running into three German and two English editions. Its basic idea was not totally novel but was rare for its time and never previously done so well. It presented large, clear photographs of original Greek works (by Hirmer… 
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