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Sculpture. The southern Chinese rulers, notably Liang Wu Ti (ruled 502-549),
developed the Han tradition of monumental stone sculpture, lining the "spirit way"
to the tomb with winged lions more slender and linear in style than the heavy Han
The fine architectural detail and the sculpture (British Museum, London) executed
by Greek artists of the first rank show a total Hellenization of local taste and
exemplify the high quality that Greek art in foreign land had attained at this time.
Alinari Pisa Baptistery (1259-60) and Siena cathedral (1265- 68) pulpits, was
heavily influenced by Classical sculpture — especially by the facial types and the
methods of constructing pictorial relief compositions (Figure 146). Nevertheless ...
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