Rodin's Gates of Hell: Seismic Isolation and Sculptural Conservation = "Jigoku no mon"men shin Ka K jito chokoku no nozon
by Kawaguchi, Kimio
Tokyo: The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 2003. Softcover. VG. Silver & illus. wraps, French flaps, 96 pp., color & BW illus., diagrams. Text is in English and Japanese. "This book reports on the seismic isolation work and conservation work carried out in fiscal 1998 on the Auguste Rodin The Gates of Hell sculpture in the collection fo the National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo. This seismic isolation project constituted one element of the NMWA's disaster prevention plans based on lessons learned from the 1996 Great Hanshin Earthquake." (tp) Includes diagrams and photographs of the process.
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