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Early Greek Vase Painting : 11th-6th Centuries BC - John Boardman

Early Greek Vase Painting

11th-6th Centuries BC

Paperback Published: 1st May 1998
ISBN: 9780500203095
Number Of Pages: 288

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This book completes John Boardman's study of Greek vase painting in the World of Art. The author demonstrates that all the components of Greek art that were to culminate in the Classical styles of the fifth century can be traced in the development of vase painting in early Greece, from the eleventh to the sixth centuries B.C. The vases are the most prolific source for this study, as well as being invaluable documents of society, religion, trade, and colonization.

The works discussed here display the Greek painter's craft at its most mathematical, its most colorful, and in its most directly narrative mode. The later achievements of Creek art can only be fully understood in light of this formative period of variety, competition, and experiment.

Introductionp. 7
The Protogeometric Stylep. 13
The Geometric Stylep. 23
The Orientalizing Stylep. 83
East Greece: Orientalizing and Black Figurep. 141
The Black Figure Stylesp. 177
Aftermathp. 257
Early Greek Vase Painting, Art and Lifep. 263
Chronological Chartp. 271
Mapsp. 272
Acknowledgementsp. 274
Abbreviationsp. 275
Notes and Bibliographiesp. 276
Index of Collectionsp. 281
Index of Figure Subjects and Decorationp. 283
General Indexp. 285
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ISBN: 9780500203095
ISBN-10: 0500203091
Series: World of Art
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st May 1998
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1