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The Art of Greece and Rome

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Susan Woodford illuminates the great achievements of classical art and architecture and conveys a sense of the excitement that inspired the creative artists of the ancient world. Examining all aspects of Greek and Roman visual arts, this revised edition includes a new chapter on Roman architecture, as well as new illustrations, and an updated bibliography and glossary. First Edition Hb (1982): 0-521-23222-8 First Edition Pb (1982): 0-521-29873-3

Synopsis:

Susan Woodford illuminates the great achievements of classical art and architecture and conveys a sense of the excitement that fired the creative artists of the ancient world. This edition includes a new chapter on art throughout the Roman empire, new illustrations, updated bibliography and glossary.

Synopsis:

In this book Susan Woodford illuminates the great achievements of classical art and architecture.

About the Author

Dr Susan Woodford teaches Greek and Roman art for the University of London and is engaged in research in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum. A former Fulbright scholar and Woodrow Wilson Fellow, she has written extensively on classical art for learned journals and is the author of several books including The Parthenon, Images of Myths in Classical Antiquity and a book dealing with later aspects of art history, Looking at Pictures.

Table of Contents

Part I. The Archaic and Classical Periods: Progress and Problems: 1. Free-standing statues; 2. Greek temples and their decoration; 3. Painting and painted pottery; Part II. The 4th Century B.C. and the Hellenistic Period: Innovation and Renovation: 4. Sculpture; 5. Painting; 6. Architecture and planning; Part III. The Roman World: Adoption and Transformation of the Greek Legacy: 7. Roman statues; 8. Roman painting; 9. Roman architecture: adoption and evolution; 10. World rulers; Epilogue; Appendix: How we know what we think we know.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521540377
Author:
Woodford, Susan
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, UK
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Art, roman
Subject:
Art, Classical
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Cambridge Introduction to the History of Art
Series Volume:
2001-21
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
186
Dimensions:
9.30x6.60x.41 in. .84 lbs.

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