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Roman portraits in context

Author: Jane Fejfer
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2008.
Series: Image & context, v. 2.
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"No other monumental art form was so widely disseminated throughout the Roman Empire as the portrait statue, and its impact on city life was crucial. By combining a wide socio-historical perspective with a close reading of individual images, their setting, and their inscribed texts, this book suggests how to read the meaning of portraits, even the ones which have been irrevocably isolated from their original context  Read more...
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Fejfer, Jane.
Roman portraits in context.
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2008
(OCoLC)608406014
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Fejfer
ISBN: 9783110186642 3110186640
OCLC Number: 299693605
Description: ix, 592 pages : illustrations (some color), plans (some color) ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Image & context, v. 2.
Responsibility: Jane Fejfer.
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No other monumental art form was so widely disseminated throughout the Roman Empire as the portrait statue. By combining a socio-historical perspective with a reading of individual images, their  Read more...

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