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The female portrait statue in the Greek world

Author: Sheila Dillon
Publisher: [Milton Keynes UK : Lightning Source UK Ltd.], New York : Cambridge University Press, [2018?] ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book is the first detailed analysis of the female portrait statue in the Greek world from the fourth century BCE to the third century CE. Sheila Dillon examines the historical phenomenon of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Dillon
ISBN: 9780521764506 0521764505 9781107603608 1107603609
OCLC Number: 1080523172
Notes: First published 2010 ; reprinted 2011 (twice) , first paperback edition 2011.
Description: xvi, 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Finding the female portrait in Greek art --
Portrait honors for women in late Classical and Hellenistic Greece --
Clothes and the woman : statue formats and portrait costumes --
The female portrait face --
The "not portrait" style of female portraiture in the Roman period --
Appendix 1: Female portrait statues in fourth-century Athens --
Appendix 2: Female portrait statues on independent Delos (before 166) --
Appendix 3: Female portrait statues on Athenian-controlled Delos (post 166) --
Appendix 4: Female portrait statues in Athens, third-first centuries BCE.
Responsibility: Sheila Dillon.


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'Dillon's book is a model demonstration of how changes in artistic representation over time (or their absence) can be used to enrich our understanding of changes in social relations.' The Times Read more...

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