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The red figure vases produced by the Greek colonists in South Italy and Sicily in the later fifth and the fourth centuries BC were at first closely modeled on Athenian prototypes But they quickly evolved, exhibiting the highly individual styles and characteristics that are explored in this fascinating study The red figure vases of the period are not only immensely pleasing as works of art, but of great interest and importance for the light they shed on mythology and drama, local customs and the relations between the Greek settlers and the native inhabitants Close to 600 illustrations reproduce a wide selection of the significant vases which are elaborately decorated with exuberant floral pattern work and multi figured compositions 596 illus....

Title : Red Figure Vases of South Italy and Sicily: A Handbook (World of Art)
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ISBN : 0500202257
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Thames New Ed edition April 1, 1989
Number of Pages : 288 pages
File Size : 965 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Red Figure Vases of South Italy and Sicily: A Handbook (World of Art) Reviews

  • Surfer_Mike
    2018-10-31 04:31

    Great book if you collect Appulian antiquities.

  • visconti
    2018-11-12 00:30

    Excellent book with good illustrations.

  • Bernd Timmermann
    2018-11-04 05:47

    ok.

  • Francesco Giuseppe
    2018-11-09 03:33

    I read this book as preliminary and fast tools to know about ceramic production in Siciliy and south Italy. You cannot miss to have this book if you are interested to ceramic production