Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Archaic Period: A Handbook

Author(s): John Boardman

History & Theory

In his sequel to "Athenian Black Figure Vases, " John Boardman, Professor Emeritus at Oxford University, covers the invention of the "red figure" technique in about 530 BC. Professor Boardman illuminates the ancient art form by placing the painters and their vases within the history of Athens and the greater tradition of Greek mythology. 528 illus.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780500201435
  • : Thames & Hudson
  • : Thames & Hudson
  • : November 1996
  • : 210mm X 149mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 252
  • : 528 illustrations
  • : John Boardman
  • : Paperback