About the Author
Maria Potzl-Malikova, professor at the University of Bratislava (Slovakia) has written extensively on the Art of Central Europe. She has previously written a monograph on Messerschmidt (1982). Antonia Bostrom is Senior Curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at J. Paul Getty Museum. Guilhem Scherf is chief curator of sculpture at the Musee du Louvre. Marie-Claude Lambotte is a professor at the Universite Paris XIII.