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Image and Myth - a book by Giuliani, Luca

Image and Myth

A History of Pictorial Narration in Greek Art

Image and Myth( )
Author: Giuliani, Luca
Translator: O'Donnell, Joe
ISBN:978-0-226-29765-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $70.00
Book Description:

On museum visits, we pass by beautiful, well-preserved vases from ancient Greece--but how often do we understand what the images on them depict? In Image and Myth, Luca Giuliani tells the stories behind the pictures, exploring how artists of antiquity had to determine which motifs or historical and mythic events to use to tell an underlying story while also keeping in mind the tastes and expectations of paying clients.   Covering the range of...
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Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Art / History / Ancient & Classical
Art / Subjects & Themes / General
Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Social Science / Archaeology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:2.358 Pounds

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