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    DescriptionThe aim of this 1996 book is to identify and evaluate the distinctive styles of five important ancient Greek sculptors whose work is discussed by ancient writers. Its underlying assumption is that the history of Greek sculpture was not simply governed by impersonal, evolutionary forces but that, like the sculpture of later periods, it was shaped by the intuitions, predilections and innovations of particular individuals. The international group of authors whose essays appear here recognize that the problematical and fragmentary nature of the surviving evidence makes their task a difficult one. Nevertheless, by drawing upon the evidence of recent archaeological finds and by re-evaluating both the ancient literary sources and earlier scholarly literature, they expand our understanding of the role of personal styles in ancient Greek art.


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    Title
    Personal Styles in Greek Sculpture
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Olga Palagia, Edited by J. J. Pollitt
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 250
    Width: 190 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 494 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521657389
    ISBN 10: 0521657385
    Classifications

    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
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AFK, HDDK
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    Libri: I-AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25840
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010, ART026000
    BIC subject category V2: ACG
    BISAC V2.8: ART015060
    B&T Approval Code: A02302030
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAG
    DC21: 733.3
    B&T Approval Code: A03300000
    DC22: 733
    LC classification: PA25 .Y3 vol. 30 NB90
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: AGA, AFK
    Edition statement
    Revised.
    Illustrations note
    131 b/w illus.
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    26 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    "Pollitt's fascinating introduction summarizes scholarship from early sixteenth century to twentieth century. Harrison summarizes beautifully her thirty years of research..." Classical World "This book should become a standard reference work and an especially useful resource for introuducing students to the 'Furtw^D"^a ngler method'" Mark B. Garrison, Religious Studies Review
    Table of contents
    Introduction: masters and masterworks in the study of classical sculpture J. J. Pollitt; 1. Pheidias Evelyn B. Harrison; 2. Polykleitos Adolf H. Borbein; 3. Praxiteles Aileen Ajootian; 4. Lysippos Charles M. Edwards; 5. Damophon Petros Themelis.