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Anthony Cutler

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
175 words
the quality in an image of appearing to be modeled, and esp. of being monumental and thus “real.” In classical relief sculpture plasticity was achieved by carefully graduated planes of ... More

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