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Abundance of life : Etruscan wall painting

Author: Stephan Steingräber
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Abundance of Life' traces the stylistic and iconographic evolution of Etruscan wall paintings over their 500 year history. The text also examines what the paintings reveal about the daily life, politics, and religion of this ancient society.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Steingräber
ISBN: 0892368659 9780892368655
OCLC Number: 64688807
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 328 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 34 cm
Contents: The history of the Etruscan wall painting: style, workshops, chronology, iconography, and ideology --
The beginnings: the Etrusco-Geometric (or early Orientalizing) period (end of the eighth century-650 B.C.) --
Asian and Corinthian influences: the Orientalizing period (650-575 B.C.) --
The first major flowering and the "ionic koine": the archaic period (575-480 B.C.) --
Between traditionalism and innovation: the sub-archaic and classical periods (480-400 B.C.) --
The great changes: the late classical period (400-330/20 B.C.) --
Final flowering and conclusion: the early and high Hellenistic period (330/320-end of the third/beginning of the second century B.C.) --
From Asia Minor to Magna Graecia, from Thrace to Alexandria: the "koine" and the place of Etruscan painting in the art of the ancient Mediterranean / Stephan Steingraber.
Other Titles: Pittura murale etrusca.
Responsibility: Stephan Steingräber ; translated by Russell Stockman.
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Etruscan civilisation flourished from the 8th to the 3rd centuries BC. Etruscan wall paintings are the most important examples of pre-Roman painting in the West. This title traces the stylistic and  Read more...

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