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Greek Sculpture and the Problem of Description

Greek Sculpture and the Problem of Description

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by A. A. Donohue
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521840848

ISBN-13: 9780521840842

Pub. Date: 06/30/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Although scholars have emphasized the importance of isolating the objective evaluation of evidence from interpretation, in practice, it has proved difficult to determine the distinction. This study examines the scholarship on description for a select number of well-known Greek statues from the eighteenth-century through the present. The impact of the historical,

Overview

Although scholars have emphasized the importance of isolating the objective evaluation of evidence from interpretation, in practice, it has proved difficult to determine the distinction. This study examines the scholarship on description for a select number of well-known Greek statues from the eighteenth-century through the present. The impact of the historical, cultural, and intellectual contexts of this specialized scholarship is demonstrated through considerations of issues such as ethnicity, psychology, theories about artistic form, and evolving conceptions of nude and clothed figures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521840842
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2005
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. The problem of archeological description; 2. Nikandre's dedication and the description of early Greek statuary; 3. The analysis of the clothed female form.

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