Out of the shadows: Art and architecture of ancient Rome For a long time, Roman art was somewhat overshadowed by the art of ancient Greece. It was only in about 1900 that a search began for ancient Roman art and architecture. The foundations of Roman imagery were laid in the early days of the Empire under Emperor Augustus. The imperial court and the imperial family were role models for artistic style, taste and fashion trendsetters, so to speak, which imperial society was obliged to follow. It was at court that the "new" ...

Roman Art 2007, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822854549

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