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4 edition of The Venus of Milo. found in the catalog.

The Venus of Milo.

Its discovery, the theories concerning it, its subsequent history.

by William Price Shreve

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Published by Shreve, Crump & Low in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Venus de Milo.,
  • Sculpture, Greek.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNB163.V6 S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57 p.
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6530111M
    LC Control Number11009809
    OCLC/WorldCa16809691

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Enormously entertaining. Curtis is a writer of generous wit, who packs his book with delicious portraits of the scholars, writers, artists and politicians who contributed to the mythologizing of the Venus de Milo.” – San Jose Mercury News “An engaging and engrossing by: 9.

Aphrodite, such as the “ Venus de Milo ”, who proliferates in Roman copies. The sculptural groups such as Laocoon were novel, demanding a palatial or sanctuary setting and far removed from earlier two-figure groups or the more nearly comparable but one-view pedimental compositions.

The new realism extended to the portrayal. I T is important to know the facts with regard to the debris found together with the so-called Venus of Milo, as stated by a second eye witness, the Viscount Marcellus.

He wrote his reminiscences on the Venus of Milo in a book entitled Souvenirs, and the second edition of this was reviewed by Lenormant. In answer to some objections of the latter the Viscount published “a last word on the Venus of Milo.”.

The Devil & Venus di Milo is the prequel to her Witches Anonymous series and the reader gets acquainted with the Devil, Luc, and witch, Amy. Oh what hot, steamy fun this prequel is. The story very much reminded me of the Dark Ones series by Katie MacAlister, which I absolutely adore/5. Free The Venus of Milo.

book book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Venus of Milo: an archeological study of the goddess of womanhood by Paul Carus. The discovery of a mutilated masterpiece The Venus de Milo was discovered in on the island of Melos (Milos in modern Greek) in the south-western Cyclades.

The Marquis de Rivière presented it to Louis XVIII, who donated it to the Louvre the following year. The statue won instant and lasting fame.

Known also as the Aphrodite of Milos, the Venus de Milo is a marble sculpture that was likely created by Alexandros of Antioch during the late 2nd century BC. It features a nearly nude, larger-than-life (6 feet, 8 inches tall) female figure posed in a classical S-curve.

By Paul Carus, Published on 05/01/ Recommended Citation. Carus, Paul () "The Venus of Milo (Illustrated).,"Author: Paul Carus. The Venus of Milo.: Its discovery, the theories concerning it, its subsequent history.

Hello GiGi, I went right to my best source, a soft cover book about the Venus de Milo and copied the two pages with the information you are looking for. The title of the book is: La Vénus de Milo - Les Aphrodites du Louvre by Alain Pasquier, the C.

“The juxtaposition of soft flesh and crisp drapery, seemingly in the process of slipping off the figure, adds a note of erotic tension” (Course Text, Chapter 5, Pg. The Venus De Milo, even many years younger than the Venus of Hehle Fels and the Venus of Willendorf, presents the same idea of.

The Venus of Milo: An Archeological Study of the Goddess of Womanhood Paul Carus No preview available -   The Venus of Milo; an archeological study of the goddess of womanhood Item Preview Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).

The Venus de Milo was claimed by France, and heralded as a prime example of classical art (though it was actually Hellenistic) and now graces the Louvre Museum in Paris. While her broken arms are Author: Marissa Fessenden. Overview In the spring ofon the Aegean island of Melos, an unsuspecting farmer was digging for marble building blocks when he unearthed the statue that would come to be known as the Venus de Milo.

From the moment of its discovery a battle for possession ensued and was won, eventually, by the : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The book falters, drawing out the (irrelevant) story of one of the scholars obsessed with the Venus de Milo, takes a diversion into feminist theory that it does not follow through with, and The recounting of the tale of her discovery is well-told and interesting, including the /5.

How the Venus de Milo Changed Female Beauty More than just a pretty face, the Venus de Milo (rediscovered on this date in ) has changed ideas Author: Bob Duggan.

Disarmed: The Story of the Venus de Milo - Gregory Curtis - Google Books "A passionate researcher, Curtis shows us Europe in the early nineteenth century, caught in the grip of a classical art 4/5(1).

Published on Jan 6, Disarmed: The Story of the Venus de Milo by Gregory Curtis originally published in The Vintage Books edition that I read was published in. Lot's wife and the Venus of Milo by Boris Thomson,Cambridge University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: 1. Venus of Milo (Louvre, Paris) She is among the most famous statues in the world, the Venus of Milo.

Or perhaps we should say: the Aphrodite of Melos, because it’s a Greek statue. After all, it was discovered on a Greek isle (Melos, of course), and it played a role in a debate about Greek art.Full text of "The Venus of Milo" See other formats This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

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