Athenian Red Figure Vases


Athenian Red Figure Vases: The Archaic Period: A Handbook (World of Art)

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Author  John Boardman
Publisher  Thames & Hudson
Publication Date   February 17, 1985
ISBN  0500201439
Pages  252

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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.

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