The Art of Ancient Greece and Rome: From the Rise of Greece to the Fall of Rome

By: Becatti, Giovanni

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Jacket and endpapers faintly toned. Jacket edges bumped. 1967 Large Hardcover. 441 pp. By a series of cross-sections of Classical civilization at different times, he clarifies the many currents and connections throughout the ancient world during its lengthy history, and expands the theme of Classical art as a unifying force. Greece and Greek influences, East and West; Etruscan and Italic; Rome and Roman influences, East and West--the whole world of Western art is displayed in his text and illustrations, making a vast yet unified picture of the Classical style. ...The work of major sculptors and painters is grandly presented; and other evidence of all kinds is brought to bear--whether cared on gems, painted on vases or murals, in full-size pediments, or on small reliefs. Includes 385 illustrations, including many full-size colorplates.

Title: The Art of Ancient Greece and Rome: From the Rise of Greece to the Fall of Rome

Author: Becatti, Giovanni

Categories: Anthropology, Classical Studies, Greek, Art History, Greek,

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1967

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2297705

Keywords: ART ANCIENT HISTORY ANCIENT GREECE GREEK ANCIENT ROME ROMAN EUROPE EUROPEAN MEDITERRANEAN CLASSIC STUDIES FOLKLORE MYTHOLOGY ANTHROPOLOGY,