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Verfasser/in: Joan R Mertens; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Verlag: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2010.
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This handsomely illustrated volume is aimed at giving a broad audience deeper insight into the extensive collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum is famed for its Greek vases, of which 35 notable examples are detailed in this book. They reveal the variety and vitality of the refined forms and masterfully rendered scenes that characterize these works. And they demonstrate the interrelation of  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Catalogs
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Joan R Mertens; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9781588394040 1588394042 9780300155235 0300155239
OCLC-Nummer: 606786223
Beschreibung: 175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.
Inhalt: Director's foreword / [Thomas Campbell] --
Introduction / [Joan R. Mertens] --
Vases.
Verfasserangabe: Joan R. Mertens.

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