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    DescriptionEmploying the same methodology she has used in her previous studies of Greek sculpture, Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway critically scrutinizes most of the best-known pieces of Greek sculpture to determine what can be securely considered to have been produced during 200-100 B.C. Arguing that characterizations of the second century have been overly influenced by the dramatic Pergamon Altar, Ridgway begins afresh, examining architectural sculpture, statuary in the round, funerary and votive reliefs, and the difficult cases of sculptures known only, or primarily, through later copies, or found on Italian soil but probably made by Greek masters. Her exploration ultimately reveals a tentative but plausible picture of the artistic trends of this fascinating period.


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    Title
    Hellenistic Sculpture II
    Subtitle
    The Styles of ca. 200-100 B.C.
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 456
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,202 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780299167141
    ISBN 10: 0299167143
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25830
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: AFKB
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Libri: I-AT
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: ART026000
    BIC subject category V2: ACG
    BISAC V2.8: ART015060
    Abridged Dewey: 730
    LC classification: NB
    DC22: 733.3
    Thema V1.0: AGA, AFKB
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    Sixth Edition,.
    Illustrations note
    82 halftones, 24 line drawings
    Publisher
    University of Wisconsin Press
    Imprint name
    University of Wisconsin Press
    Publication date
    15 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Wisconsin
    Author Information
    Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway is the Rhys Carpenter Professor Emerita of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College. Her many books include Hellenistic Sculpture I: The Styles of ca. 331-200 B.C. and Fourth-Century Styles in Greek Sculpture. She is the recipient of the Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement from the Archaeological Institute of America.
    Review quote
    "Without doubt the most influential scholar of Greek sculpture of the last thirty years." - Mark Fullerton, author of The Archaistic Style in Roman Statuary"