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Title Looking at Greek vases / edited by Tom Rasmussen and Nigel Spivey.

Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.

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 UniM Bail  738.3820938 LOOK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 282 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-274) and index.
Summary This is a collection of essays by distinguished scholars that will introduce the student or museum-goer to the study of Greek vases. Although the book is roughly chronological in arrangement--beginning with the appearance of human figures on Geometric vases, and ending with their virtual disappearance from Hellenistic pottery--it is not a history of Greek vase painting, or a handbook. It offers instead a series of suggestions on how to read the often complex images presented by Greek vases, and also explains how the vases were made and distributed. The volume is fully illustrated throughout.
Other author Rasmussen, Tom B.
Spivey, Nigel Jonathan.
Subject Vases, Greek.
ISBN 052137524X (hardback)
0521376793 (paperback)