Papers on Special Techniques in Athenian Vases

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The papers in this volume derive from the proceedings of an international symposium held at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in June 2006 in connection with the exhibition The Colors of Clay: Special Techniques in Athenian Vases. The themes of the exhibition--vases executed in bilingual, coral-red gloss, outline, Kerch-style, white ground, and Six's technique, as well as examples with added clay and gilding, and plastic vases and additions--are the touchstones for the essays. More than twenty papers ...
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Overview


The papers in this volume derive from the proceedings of an international symposium held at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa in June 2006 in connection with the exhibition The Colors of Clay: Special Techniques in Athenian Vases. The themes of the exhibition--vases executed in bilingual, coral-red gloss, outline, Kerch-style, white ground, and Six's technique, as well as examples with added clay and gilding, and plastic vases and additions--are the touchstones for the essays. More than twenty papers by renowned scholars are grouped under such general rubrics as Social Contexts for Athenian Vases in Special Techniques, Conservation, Analysis, and Experimentation, Artists, Workshops, and Production, and Markets and Exchange.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892369010
  • Publisher: Getty Publications
  • Publication date: 8/15/2008
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth Lapatin is Associate Curator of Antiquity at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Michael Brand Brand, Michael

Introduction Kenneth Lapatin Lapatin, Kenneth

The Colors of Clay: Combining Special Techniques on Athenian Vases Beth Cohen Cohen, Beth 1

Why Special Techniques? Brian A. Sparkes Sparkes, Brian A. 23

Six's Technique and Etruscan Bucchero Herman A. G. Brijder Brijder, Herman A. G. 35

The Colors of the Akropolis: Special Techniques for Athena Annie Verbanck-Pierard Verbanck-Pierard, Annie 47

"Women Are White": White Ground and the Attic Funeral Jenifer Neils Neils, Jenifer 61

Objects of Affection: Genre and Gender on Some Athenian Vases Claire L. Lyons Lyons, Claire L. 73

Observations and Theories on the Technical Development of Coral-red Gloss Jeffrey P. Maish Maish, Jeffrey P. 85

A Preliminary Investigation of Coral-red Glosses Found on Attic Greek Pottery M. S. Walton Walton, M. S. E. Doehne Doehne, E. K. Trentelman Trentelman, K. G. Chiari Chiari, G. 95

Ferrous and Ferric: A Review of Scientific Research on the Iron in Attic Greek Glazes Richard Newman Newman, Richard 105

Recovery and Revival of Attic Vase-Decoration Techniques: What Can They Offer Archaeological Research? Eleni Aloupi-Siotis Aloupi-Siotis, Eleni 113

Re-creating and Firing a Greek Kiln Lisa C. Kahn Kahn, Lisa C. John C. Wissinger Wissinger, John C. 129

The Colors of Psiax Joan R. Mertens Mertens, Joan R. 139

Of Rams, Women, and Orientals: A Brief History of Attic Plastic Vases Susanne Ebbinghaus Ebbinghaus, Susanne 145

Some Thoughts on the Potters and Painters of Plastic Vases Before Sotades Dyfri Williams Williams, Dyfri 161

Clay, Gold, and Craft: Special Techniques in Three Vases by the Eretria Painter and TheirApotheosis in Xenophantos Adrienne Lezzi-Hafter Lezzi-Hafter, Adrienne 173

Color for a Market? Special Techniques and Distribution Patterns in Late Archaic and Early Classical Greece Athena Tsingarida Tsingarida, Athena 187

Athenian Vases in Special Techniques in Magna Graecia and Sicily, and Their Influence on Local Production Martine Denoyelle Denoyelle, Martine 207

Special Vases in Etruria: First- or Secondhand? Bodil Bundgaard Rasmussen Rasmussen, Bodil Bundgaard 215

Taste at the Periphery of the Greek World: The Iberian Peninsula and the Black Sea Friederike Fless Fless, Friederike 225

About the Contributors 235

Index 237

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