History of the Art of Antiquity - Winckelmann, Johann Joachim, and Mallgrave, Harry Francis, Dr. (Translated by), and Potts, Alex, Professor (Introduction by)

In 1764, Johann Joachim Winckelmann published a key early instance of art-historical thinking, his Geschichte der Kunst des Alterthums, here translated into English for the first time. Dazzled by the sensuous and plastic beauty of recently excavated artifacts - coins, engraved gems, vases, paintings, reliefs, and statues - Winckelmann synthesized ...

History of the Art of Antiquity 2006, Getty Publications, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892366682

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