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    DescriptionLike his other two works on Athenian Figure Vases, John Boardman offers a detailed survey of the important painters and workshops of the time, providing readers with over five hundred illustrations and a complete bibliography. Particular attention is paid to the technique and to the production and marketing of these outstanding vases as well as to the information they provide about everyday life and the way this reflects the changing fortunes of Athens through the period. We see how the increasingly diverse subject matter throws much light on Greek myths and religious practice, and how the appearance of flamboyant vases in the final phases of the Classical period seems to show Athenian painters looking back to earlier achievements in their craft. 566 illus.


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    Title
    Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Classical Period
    Subtitle
    A Handbook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Boardman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 252
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500202449
    ISBN 10: 0500202443
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T General Subject: 750
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    BIC subject category V2: ACG
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ART015060
    B&T Approval Code: A02302030
    BISAC V2.8: CRA028000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 738.38209385
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: NK4649.B62
    LC subject heading:
    DC20: 738.38209385
    DC22: 738.3/82/09385
    LC classification: NK4649 .B624 1989
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: AGA
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    01 December 1989
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Back cover copy
    This volume is the successor to Athenian Red Figure vases: The Archaic period and it carries the survey of Athenian decorated pottery down to the time when painters finally abandoned the red figure technique, during the second half of the fourth century BC.