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Greek and Roman art

Dietrich von Bothmer

Greek and Roman art

by Dietrich von Bothmer

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Dietrich von Bothmer.
SeriesThe Metropolitan Museum of Art guide to the collections
ContributionsMetropolitan Museum of Art.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21578442M

  The study of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture has a long history that goes back to the second half of the 18th century and has provided an essential contribution towards the creation and the definition of the wider disciplines of Art History and Architectural History. This venerable Brand: Oxford University Press. Preview. Epiphany is clearly a topic which ought to be central to both the history of ancient art and the history of Greek and Roman religion, and it is a topic on which both art historians and historians of religion have touched in each generation since the nineteenth century. But no one before Verity Platt has had the courage – or I suspect the breadth of view and range of analytical.

Product Information. The visual art of Greece and Rome are a tangible and accessible link with the foundation Western civilization. Successive generation of poet and artist have returned again and again to classical art for inspiration, and it was a passionate enthusiasm for Greek and Roman art that drove collectors of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to mass magnificent pieces now in. That Venus’s identification with Aphrodite took place fairly early is certain. A contributory reason for it is perhaps the date (August 19) of the foundation of one of her Roman 19 is the Vinalia Rustica, a festival of , he and Venus came to be associated, and this facilitated their equation, as father and daughter, with the Greek deities Zeus and Aphrodite.

The Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities is home to a collection of artworks representing the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman civilizations; it illustrates the art of a vast area encompassing Greece, Italy, and the whole of the Mediterranean basin, and spans the period from Neolithic times (4th millennium BC) to the 6th century AD. Comparing Roman and Greek Art to Renaissance and Medieval Art Greek Art Greek Sculptures captured the "ideal image" of people, the sculptures had a muscular, athletic build. most sculptures were full body sculptures. Roman Art Roman Sculptures were mainly about capturing the most.


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