IN LIVING COLOR: Greco-Roman Polychrome Sculpture and Architecture

 

The restrained good taste of the late 18th-century version of antiquity is compelling and still very much with us. It is also completely wrong.

Source: IN LIVING COLOR: Greco-Roman Polychrome Sculpture and Architecture

Image: Modern color reconstruction of Chios Kore, c. 510 BCE-540 BCE, Munich, Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek.

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