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Greek Art

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ISBN-10: 0500204330

ISBN-13: 9780500204337

Edition: 5th 2016 (Revised)

Authors: John Boardman

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John Boardman, one of the best known and acknowledged scholars of the classical Greek world, has updated his definitive survey of its arts, the most influential and widely known historic artistic tradition of the Old World. In the twenty years since the last edition was released, valuable evidence has come to light which has dramatically enhanced our understanding of the arts of ancient Greece and their influence.It is now known that Greek artists completed their stone sculptures with realistic color, as well as working with a wealth of other materials. This proves that the romantic notion of an age of classic, pure white marble is a Renaissance construction which has persisted to the…    
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 8/30/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.30" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.474

John Boardman, Lincoln Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology and Art at Oxford University, has written widely on the art and archaeology of ancient Greece. His previous books include The Greeks Overseas, The History of Greek Vases, The World of Ancient Art, and others.