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Dr Susan Woodford - An Introduction to Greek Art: Sculpture and Vase Painting in the Archaic and Classical Periods - 9781472523648 - V9781472523648
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An Introduction to Greek Art: Sculpture and Vase Painting in the Archaic and Classical Periods

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Description for An Introduction to Greek Art: Sculpture and Vase Painting in the Archaic and Classical Periods Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, 250 bw and colour illus. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; ACG; AFKB. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 191 x 247 x 12. Weight in Grams: 696.
The four centuries between the composition of the Homeric epics and the conquests of Alexander the Great witnessed an immensely creative period in Greek art, one full of experimentation and innovation. But time has taken its toll; damaged statues have lost their colour and wall paintings have been totally destroyed. And yet sympathetic study of surviving sculpture and of drawing on vases can give extraordinary insight into and appreciation of these once brilliant works This book, designed originally for students, introduces the reader to Greek sculpture and vase painting in the critical period from the eighth to the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781472523648
SKU
V9781472523648
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99-50

About Dr Susan Woodford
Susan Woodford is an independent scholar who has written five other books for the general reader: The Parthenon (1981), The Art of Greece and Rome (2004), Looking at Pictures and Images of Myths in Classical Antiquity (2002, winner of the Criticos Prize 2003), and The Trojan War in Ancient Art (Bloomsbury Academic, 1993).

Reviews for An Introduction to Greek Art: Sculpture and Vase Painting in the Archaic and Classical Periods
An Introduction to Greek Art is clearly written and abundantly illustrated ... for those new to Greek art, it remains an instructive read.
Lucia Marchini
Minerva
An Introduction to Greek Art provides an extremely clear and coherent overview to a very complex aspect of Greek culture and is at the same time replete with sophisticated and subtle ... Read more

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