The Late Mannerists in Athenian Vase-painting

The Late Mannerists in Athenian Vase-painting

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'The author is very much to be congratulated on shedding so much light on material that might at first seem quite unpromising. Studies of this kind are invaluable in inching forward our understanding of the workings of the pottery industry in 5th-century Athens.' -Antiquity'A perceptive and usefully European angle on the continuing largely British debate on the pros and cons of the work and legacy of Sir John Beazley... thoughtful and logical presentation... The illustrations are well chosen, elegant and practical... those who do read it all will be richly rewarded.' -AntiquityThe Late Mannerists were Athenian vase-painters working in the fifth century BC. They specialized in shapes used during the symposium, and had a particular flair for story telling. Their unusual style of painting combines elements of the Late Archaic period with characteristics of the Classical period.The symposium changed from an aristocratic gathering in the Archaic period to communal meals of city officials in the ... potters at work and a draped man holding a sceptre.32 He is probably the owner of the workshop supervising the work.33 Vase- pain ... Mannerist vases were frequently decorated with black ornaments, notably pendent lotus-bud chains. ... Beazley, a#39;Potter and Paintera#39;, 30- 40; Arafat and Morgan, a#39;PoU and Pottersa#39;, 3Al7- 34 Arafat and Morgan, a#39;Pots and Pottersa#39;, 317.

Title:The Late Mannerists in Athenian Vase-painting
Author:Thomas Mannack
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 2001


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