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The sculptures of the Parthenon metopes, frieze, pediments, cult-statue by Frank Brommer

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Greece,
  • Athens.

Subjects:

  • Parthenon (Athens, Greece),
  • Sculpture, Greek -- Greece -- Athens

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementFrank Brommer ; foreword by John Boardman ; [translated from the German ... by Mary Whittal].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB91.A7 B8513
The Physical Object
Pagination74, 144 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4179262M
ISBN 100500232962
LC Control Number80457012

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Margaretha Lagerlöfsteps back from viewing the fragments of the sculptures that remain today to focus more clearly on their meanings in the light of classical Athenian This generously illustrated book provides a complete overview of current knowledge about the sculptures of the Parthenon and suggests new interpretations of the ancient temple's sculptural creations/5. Jan 11,  · This generously illustrated book provides a complete overview of current knowledge about the sculptures of the Parthenon and suggests new interpretations of the ancient temple's sculptural creations. Margaretha Lagerlöf steps back from viewing the fragments of the sculptures that remain today to focus more clearly on their meanings in the light of classical Athenian knowledge and society. Jun 17,  · Beard also takes a cool look at the bitter arguments that continue to surround the "Elgin Marbles," the sculptures from the Parthenon now in the British Museum. Her book constitutes the ultimate tour of the marvelous history and present state of 4/5. Sep 01,  · The Parthenon of Books in the German city of Kassel is the work of Argentinian artist Marta Minujín, who constructed this replica of the Athens monument using , once-banned books.

Beard also takes a cool look at the bitter arguments that continue to surround the "Elgin Marbles," the sculptures from the Parthenon now in the British Museum. Her book constitutes the ultimate 5/5(1). Parthenon Sculptures in London The sculptures in London, sometimes known as the ‘Elgin Marbles’, have been on permanent public display in the British Museum since The Parthenon Marbles also known as the Elgin Marbles, are a collection of Classical Greek marble sculptures made under the supervision of the architect and sculptor Phidias and his assistants. They were originally part of the temple of the Parthenon and other buildings on the Acropolis of Athens. From to , agents of Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin removed about half of the surviving sculptures of Artist: Phidias. The Parthenon Sculptures On the Acropolis with Edward Dodwell Edward Dodwell visited Athens on two occasions: firstly between July and September ; and secondly between March and September

Jan 11,  · This generously illustrated book provides a complete overview of current knowledge about the sculptures of the Parthenon and suggests new interpretations of the ancient temple's sculptural creations. Margaretha Lagerloef steps back from viewing the fragments of the sculptures that remain today to focus more clearly on their meanings in the /5(2). The Parthenon sculptures in the British Museum are unrivaled examples of classical Greek art, an inspiration to artists and writers since their creation in the fifth century bce. A superb visual introduction to these wonders of antiquity, this book offers a photographic tour of the most famous of the surviving sculptures from ancient Greece, viewed within their cultural and art-historical. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Sep 05,  · This volume offers an overview of the Parthenon from antiquity to the modern era. Recent discoveries, such as the marble sculpture fragments found during the current restoration work on the Acropolis, or a vase excavated in Northern Greece whose decoration echoes a lost pedimental composition, have forced scholars to reconsider many aspects of one of the most important Brand: Cambridge University Press.