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A handbook of Greek art

Author: Gisela M A Richter
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Da Capo Press, 1987.
Series: Da Capo paperback.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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An indispensable introduction to the study of Greek Art.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gisela M A Richter
ISBN: 0306802988 9780306802980 0714824968 9780714824963
OCLC Number: 15427707
Description: 431 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The forerunners --
2. Architecture. Building materials and methods ; Temples ; Archaic period, about 630-480 B.C. ; Early classical period, about 480-450 B.C. ; The second half of the fifth century B.C. ; Fourth century B.C. ; Hellenistic period ; Altars, treasuries, tholoi, propylaia ; Theaters, stadia, odeia ; Assembly places : stoai, leschai, bouleuteria, prytaneia, fountain houses ; Gymnasia and palaestras ; Sepulchral and votive monuments ; Lighthouses ; Private houses, hotels, fortifications, city plans --
3. Larger works of sculpture. Sources of information ; Uses, subjects, materials, techniques ; The sculptures ; Early archaic period, about 660-580 B.C. ; Middle archaic period, about 580-535 B.C. ; Late archaic period, about 540-480 B.C. ; Early classical period, about 480-450 B.C. ; The second half of the fifth century B.C. ; Fourth century B.C. ; Hellenistic period, about 330-100 B.C. --
4. Statuettes and small reliefs (exclusive of terra cottas) Geometric period, ninth to eighth century B.C. ; Seventh century B.C. ; Sixth century B.C. ; First half of the fifth century B.C. ; About 450-350 B.C. ; Hellenistic period, about 300-100 B.C. ; First century B.C. and later --
5. Decorative metalwork. Eighth and seventh centuries B.C. ; Sixth century B.C. ; Fifth and fourth centuries B.C. ; Hellenistic period and later --
6. Terra-cotta statuettes and small reliefs. About 900-550 B.C. ; About 550-475 B.C. ; About 475-400 B.C. ; Fourth century B.C. and later --
7. Engraved gems. Geometric period, tenth to eight century B.C. ; Seventh and sixth centuries B.C. ; Fifth and fourth centuries B.C. ; Graeco-Persian gems ; Hellenistic period, about 300-100 B.C. ; First century B.C. --
8. Coins. Archaic period, about 650-480 B.C. ; Classical period, about 480-330 B.C. ; Hellenistic period --
9. Jewellery. About 900-600 B.C. ; Archaic period, about 600-475 B.C. ; Classical and Hellenistic periods, about 475-100 B.C. --
10. Paintings and mosaics. Paintings ; Seventh and sixth centuries B.C. ; Fifth century B.C. and later ; Mosaics --
11. Pottery and vase-painting. Various fabrics ; Geometric period, about 1000-700 B.C. ; Orientalizing and archaic periods, about 720-550 B.C. and later ; Mainland Greece ; East Greece and the islands ; Athenian vases, about 550-300 B.C. ; Techniques ; Shapes ; Decoration ; Inscriptions ; The artists of attic black-figure and red-figure ; Various Athenian fabrics prevalent during the fourth century B.C. ; Boeotian vases, fifth and fourth centuries B.C. ; South Italian vases, fifth and fourth centuries B.C. / A.D. Trendall ; Vases of the Hellenistic period ; Lamps --
12. Furniture. Chairs and stools ; Footstools ; Couches ; Tables ; Chests ; Cupboards, wardrobes, shelves --
13. Textiles --
14. Glass and glaze --
15. Ornament --
16. Epigraphy --
Maps --
Notes --
Tentative chronology of sculptural works --
Glossary.
Series Title: Da Capo paperback.
Responsibility: Gisela M.A. Richter.

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