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Greek & Roman portraits

Hekler, Antal

Greek & Roman portraits

by Hekler, Antal

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture, Greco-Roman.,
  • History, Ancient -- Portraits.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xliii.

    Statementby Anton Hekler.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 335 p. :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17421137M

    Genre/Form: Catalogs Catalogs (form) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sande, Siri. Greek and Roman portraits in Norwegian collections. Roma: G. Bretschneider, This book is important because it dispels misconceptions about the Greek portrait and offers an alternate account of its development. Conventional thinking has it that Greek portraits only flourished in the Hellenistic period. More recently, images of fourth-century intellectuals and civic leaders (“role portraits”) have been neatly categorized as distinct types.

    Read the full-text online edition of Portraits: Biographical Representation in the Greek and Latin Literature of the Roman Empire (). Our idea was to examine the growth of biographical representation in the Greek and Latin literature of the Roman imperial period and later antiquity. We felt that a seminar was the ideal forum for this. Portraits are among the most compelling artistic records of Greek and Roman culture. In this richly illustrated book featuring all new photography, the 60 portrait heads from the Metropolitan Museum’s renowned collection are fully described, and placed in their historical and cultural contexts. Roman Portraits presents a thorough and multifaceted survey of Roman stone and bronze portraiture.

      The Metropolitan's presentation of Ancient Faces: Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt is the result of a collaboration with the British Museum, which organized a similar exhibition in With that groundwork, a new selection of objects has been chosen for the New York presentation.   Greek and Roman Portraits by Susan Walker, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.2/5(1).


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This text is an introduction to the development of the art of portraiture and its role in ancient Greek and Roman society. In the ancient world, as now, portraits were made to defy death, to commemorate personal achievement, wealth and social status, and to familiarize people with the rulers and the most distinguished men and women of their day.2/5(1).

This book traces the origins of portraiture in archaic Greece and the emergence of images of recognisable individuals, whether poets or philosophers or Hellenistic Greek kings. Within the Roman world portraits reflected a growing sense of Roman identity; at the same time the Romans were passionate collectors of portraits of famous Greeks.5/5(1).

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Within the Roman world portraits reflected a growing sense of Roman identity; at the same time the Romans were passionate collectors of portraits of famous Range: $ - $ Greek and Roman portraits - Susan Walker - Google Books. This survey traces the origins of portraiture in archaic Greece and Rome.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Greek & Roman portraits by Hekler, Antal,Putnam edition, Greek & Roman portraits ( edition) | Open Library. Sheila Dillon is Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies at Duke University, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Classical Studies.

She is the author of The Female Portrait Statue in the Greek World () and co-editor of A Companion to Women in the Ancient World (). Read by: The book examines the problems of interpreting ancient portraits and addresses some more unusual aspects of portraiture, such as the significance of the beard in the ancient world.

About the Author Susan Walker is Deputy Keeper of the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities at the British Museum.5/5(1). Portraits are among the most compelling artistic records of Greek and Roman culture.

In this richly illustrated book featuring all new photography, the 60 portrait heads from the Metropolitan Museum’s renowned collection are fully described, and placed in their historical and cultural contexts. This book traces the origins of portraiture in archaic Greece and the emergence of images of recognisable individuals, whether poets or philosophers or Hellenistic Greek kings.

Within the Roman world portraits reflected a growing sense of Roman identity; at the same time the Romans were passionate collectors of portraits of famous Greeks.

This book traces the origins of portraiture in archaic Greece and the emergence of images of recognizable individuals, whether poets or philosophers or Hellenistic Greek kings. Read More This text is an introduction to the development of the art of portraiture and its role in ancient Greek and Roman.

Genre/Form: Portraits: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hekler, Antal, Greek & Roman portraits. New York, Hacker Art Books, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This text is an introduction to the development of the art of portraiture and its role in ancient Greek and Roman society. In the ancient world, as now, portraits were made to defy death, to commemorate personal achievement, wealth and social status, and to familiarize people with the rulers and the most distinguished men and women of their day.

Books shelved as greek-roman-history: The Odyssey by Homer, The Iliad by Homer, The History of Rome, Books The War with Hannibal by Livy, The Dark. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hekler, Antal, Greek & Roman portraits. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (OCoLC) Get this from a library. Greek and Roman portraits.

[Susan Walker] -- This survey traces the origins of portraiture in archaic Greece and Rome. The author examines the problems of interpreting ancient portraits, and addresses some more unusual aspects of portraiture. Portrait sculptures are among the most vibrant records of ancient Greek and Roman culture.

They represent people of all ages and social strata: revered poets and philosophers, emperors and their family members, military heroes, local dignitaries, ordinary citizens, and young children. Roman Copy. Hellenistic, or Greek, influence had much to do with the development of Roman portrait art.

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