Ancient Greek Painting: And Its Echoes in Later Art

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In his introduction, Stelios Lydakis notes, "It would be impossible for an art historian to study the works of antiquity without extensive reference to their influence on the art of the centuries that followed." Lydakis provides a complete history of ancient Greek painting from the earliest examples in Crete, Thera, and Mycenae to those of the classical and Roman epochs. Through a multitude of examples, he shows how these ancient works shaped modern ones. The literary references he considers include the works of Lucian, ...

Ancient Greek Painting: And Its Echoes in Later Art 2004, J. Paul Getty Trust Publications, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9780892366835

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