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March 19, 2018

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(In)sculpture

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[cite] "Retouched" life castings. Retrospective analysis of manuals from the 19th century, through to the Livres des Secrets of 16th century France. Under the direction of Mr. Edouard Papet, Senior Curator for Sculpture of the Musée d'Orsay. Why does the Complete manual of the moulder, compiled by Lebrun and edited by Roret in 1829, illustrate the casting of a natural arm with an engraving, from the Encyclopedia by Diderot and Alembert, representing the casting of an arm sculpted in clay? Th...

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