Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.