The Guidelines for Best Practices in the Technical Examination of Cast Bronze Sculpture may be used on 7 different manners, depending on what type of material you start with. Therefore, the Guidelines is divided into 7 volumes.
Whereas the Guidelines aims to provide help for the technical investigation of any kind of bronze statue no matter where and when it was cast, it is also clear that the better the contextualization of the statue the better the study. Therefore, in a brief introduction, main aspects of bronze sculpture history will be drawn with particular emphasis on technical aspects. The introduction aims also to give an overview of main casting techniques known so far.