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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Pollitt, J. J. (Jerome Jordan), 1934-
Art of ancient Greece.
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J J Pollitt
|ISBN:||0521253683 9780521253680 0521273668 9780521273664|
|Notes:||Rev. ed. of: The art of Greece, 1400-31 B.C. 1965.|
|Description:||xiv, 298 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Ancient memories and primitive beginnings --
Sculpture: early developments and the Archaic period (c. 650-510 BC) --
Sculpture: the Late Archaic phase (c. 510-480 BC) --
Sculpture: the Early Classical period (c. 480-450 BC) --
Sculpture: the High Classical period (c. 450-400 BC) --
Sculpture: the fourth century BC --
Sculpture: the Hellenistic period --
Painting: earliest developments and the fifth century BC --
Painting: the fourth century BC --
Painting and mosaics: the Hellenistic period --
The decorative arts --
Art history, aesthetics, and comparative criticism.
This book is a companion volume to Professor Pollitt's The Art of Rome: Sources and Documents. An authoritative and reliable sourcebook, The Art of Ancient Greece contains a comprehensive collection in translation of ancient literary evidence relating to Greek sculpture, painting, architecture, and the decorative arts. The material is presented in a way which makes this important evidence available to students who are not specialists in the Classical languages or Classical archaeology. Accompanying the author's translations of a wide selection of Greek and Latin texts is an accessible, substantial bibliography, as well as an introduction, and explanatory commentary.
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