How to Understand Sculpture
by Margaret Thomas
Publisher: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd. 1911
Number of pages: 272
The title of this book speaks for itself; I have only to add here that it differs from most works of the kind in being the production of an artist endeavouring to explain the technicalities of a beautiful and little understood art ; for this reason it is hoped that it will not be judged from a purely literary standpoint. No attempt has been made to give a complete history of sculpture, or a perfect list of artists and their works; the treatise is concerned only with the principles which underlie all art and are the foundations of criticism.
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