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Classical Greek sculpture : materials, techniques, function

Author: Olga Palagia
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Greek sculpture developed into a fine art in the archaic and classical periods. With the human figure as its main subject, artists worked to represent it in increasingly naturalistic terms. This book  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olga Palagia
ISBN: 0521772672 9780521772679
OCLC Number: 58052106
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (some color)
Contents: 1. Sources and models John Boardman; 2. Archaic Athens and the Cyclades Mary C. Sturgeon; 3. Archaic and Classical Magna Graecia Barbara Barletta; 4. Classical Athens Olga Palagia; 5. Late Classical Asia Minor: dynasts and their tombs Peter Higgs; 6. Archaic and Classical bronzes Carol Mattusch; 7. Marble carving techniques Olga Palagia; 8. Greek and Roman white marbles Norman Herz.
Responsibility: edited by Olga Palagia.


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