LATOUR (Nathalie), Ceroplasty, Immortalised bodies, Le Murmure, 2020
Folio of 254 pages ; editor cardboard.
“This unprecedented work explores the history of wax production by presenting artists and models in the creative context of these last centuries. It aims to restore the importance of these sculptures both in the artistic domain as well as in the advantage of scientific knowledge”.
This newly book published by Nathalie Latour gives the first complete documented history of the Vassé-Trémond-Vasseur French firm, as some other like Baretta, Talrich and Jumelin.
In addition, Nathalie Latour gives also a rare capter about the antique technics of ceroplasty.
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