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Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Archaic Period: A Handbook (World of Art)

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The red figure technique of vase painting was invented in Athens by about 530 BC at a time when the black figure technique was barely past its prime and when several other important studios of vase painting were flourishing in the Greek world, from the western colonies to Ionia.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-241) and indexes.

About the Author

John Boardman, Lincoln Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology and Art at Oxford University, has written widely on the art and archaeology of ancient Greece. His previous books include The Greeks Overseas, The History of Greek Vases, The World of Ancient Art, and others.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500201435
Author:
Boardman, John
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Greece
Subject:
History - Ancient/Classical
Subject:
Art history
Subject:
Vases, greek
Subject:
Vases, Red-figured
Subject:
Vases, Red-figured -- Greece -- Athens.
Subject:
Crafts-Ceramic Technique
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 236-241.
Series:
World of Art
Series Volume:
no. 12
Publication Date:
19850231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
252
Dimensions:
8.24x5.86x.57 in. 1.02 lbs.

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