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Detailed description :Peinture et couleur dans le monde grec antique

Peinture et couleur dans le monde grec antique

Under the direction of Sophie  Descamps-Lequime

Contributions by Brigitte  Bourgeois, Violaine  Jeammet, Philippe Jockey, Agnès  Rouveret, Philippe Walter, Angelo Bottini, Hariclia Brécoulaki, Anne-Marie Guimier-Sorbets, Despina Ignatiadou, Céline Knecht, Angeliki Kottaridi, Pénélope Malama, Katerina Rhômiopoulou, Chryssoula Saatsoglou-Paliadeli, Maria Tsimbidou-Avlotini, Valeria Valerio

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The tombs in the royal necropolis at Vergina, as well as those of Mieza, Pella and Hagios, contain works of exceptional quality, and their discovery drastically changed the history of ancient art. These funerary paintings can be used to gauge the mastery of trompe-l’oeil, chiaroscuro and foreshortening by the second half of the 4th century, and what principles were adopted to give the illusion of perspective.

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240 pages, paperback with flaps, 24 x 28 cm, 194 color illustrations.

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This book is a collection of all the presentations at the international symposium held from February 12 to March 29, 2004.


Ancient Greece
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