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Engraved mirror with Castor, Pollux, and swan, detail of cast-on repair on the handle

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Description: Ancient Bronzes through a Modern Lens: Introductory Essays on the Study of Ancient...
Sometime in the early 1620s, a group of foreign artists studying antiquities in Rome had a debate about what makes for excellent bronze casting. The Flemish sculptor François Du Quesnoy (1597-1643) and the German artist Joachim von Sandrart (1606-1688) decided to climb up onto the equestrian monument to Emperor Marcus...
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