Recreating the antique

”Recreating the Antique. Four statues at the West Wall”, in Art, Conservation, Science, 65-87.

Rome 2005.


The present article is the preliminary history of four statues, and how these were reconstructed to suit Baroque ideals and prevailing ideas of the Antique. The history is based on observations of stratigrapic layers of conservation materials, studies of the marbles used, and archival studies.

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