Paris 2004 (24 x 30,5 cm), 322 pp. English text, ca. 200 colour ills., clothbound/d-jacket & slipcase.
A magnificent book on the gilt bronzes in the collection of the Musée du Louvre. Most items in the collection are presented in the book: 164 objects each benefit from a historical descriptive entry and magnificent photographs including many details where the bronzes and their gilding exert the fascination intended by the craftsmen responsible for their creation.