The Greek Miracle


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Author  Diana Buitron-Oliver
Publisher  National Gallery of Art
Publication Date   December 31, 1993
ISBN  0810933713
Pages  168

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The book of a US travelling exhibition of `original works of classical Greek art, many of which have never before been displayed outside Greece.' The 40 works featured - all reproduced in full colour and in multiple views - include bronzes, marbles, friezes, and gravestones, among them such icons of the period as the Kritios Boy , Contemplative Athena , Cavalry from the Parthenon Frieze , and Nike Unbinding her Sandal . The text comprises an introduction by Nicholas Gage and essays by seven leading scholars, and others.

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