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Greek Sculpture: The Late Classical Period and Sculpture in Colonies and Overseas (World of Art)

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This sequel to Sir John Boardman's widely acclaimed handbooks on Greek sculpture of the Archaic and Classical periods brings the story down through the fourth century BC to the days of Alexander the Great. The author discusses the innovations of the period - the female nude and portraiture, many important monuments including the Mausoleum at Halikarnassos, and several of the great names such as Praxiteles and Lysippus who were lionised by later generations. Complementing the other handbooks this volume also ...
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Overview

This sequel to Sir John Boardman's widely acclaimed handbooks on Greek sculpture of the Archaic and Classical periods brings the story down through the fourth century BC to the days of Alexander the Great. The author discusses the innovations of the period - the female nude and portraiture, many important monuments including the Mausoleum at Halikarnassos, and several of the great names such as Praxiteles and Lysippus who were lionised by later generations. Complementing the other handbooks this volume also presents Greek sculpture made in the colonies of Italy and Sicily from the Archaic period onwards, as well as that made for eastern, non-Greek rulers. A final section considers the role of Greek sculpture in moulding Western taste to the present day.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780500202852
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Publication date: 10/28/1995
  • Series: World of Art Series
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 1,146,437
  • Product dimensions: 8.16 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 7
1 Introduction: Style and Technique; Places, Patrons and Planning; Finances 11
2 Architectural Sculpture 23
3 Names and Attributions: Athenian; Other 52
4 Gods and Goddesses, Men and Women: Originals - bronzes, marbles; Copies 70
5 Portraiture 103
6 Funerary Sculpture: Athens and Attica; Non-Attic gravestones; Monuments; Sarcophagi 114
7 Other Reliefs: Votive; Record; Bases 131
8 Introduction 143
9 Architectural Sculpture 146
10 Other Sculpture: Local stone; Marble; Acroliths; Bronze and Clay; Etruria and Early Rome 162
11 Anatolia 187
12 The Levant and North Africa 214
13 Collecting and Collections: Antiquity; Taste and the Antique; Status and the Antique; Attitudes and the Antique 222
Maps
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