Francesca G. Bewer
Francesca G. Bewer is Research Curator for Conservation and Technical Studies Programs, and Director of the Summer Institute for Technical Studies in Art at Harvard Art Museums.
Bewer, Francesca G.
Bewer, Francesca G.
United States of America
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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...
PublisherHarvard Art Museums
Related print edition pages: pp.39-63