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The art of Praxiteles

the development of Praxiteles" workshop and its cultural tradition until the sculptor"s acme (364-1 BC)

by Antonio Corso

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Published by Erma Di Bretschneider in Roma .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Athens.
    • Subjects:
    • Praxiteles, 4th cent. B.C. -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Sculpture, Greek -- Greece -- Athens.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAntonio Corso.
      SeriesStudia archaeologica ;, 133, Studia archaeologica ("Erma" di Bretschneider) ;, 133.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB102 .C668 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination345 p. :
      Number of Pages345
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3377459M
      ISBN 108882652955
      LC Control Number2004476989

      Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide: Art Institute of Chicago NEW! J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles Venus de Clerq, A.D. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW! Royal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio Musei Capitolini, Rome The "Capitoline Venus", copy of an original by Prassitele (Praxiteles) Musei Capitolini, Rome. Christine Mitchell Havelock's book takes a much-needed new look at some of the most famous icons of Western art: the nude statues that the Greeks produced to represent Aphrodite, especially The Aphrodite of Knidos, by master sculptor Praxiteles. Through careful analysis of the meaningof the pose of.

      Thomas R. Lounsbury, ed. (–). Yale Book of American Verse. William Wetmore Story. – Praxiteles and Phryne.   It’s not every day that a work by Praxiteles, one of the most famous sculptors of ancient Greece, shows up out of nowhere. But that’s happened at Author: Henry Adams.

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The art of Praxiteles by Antonio Corso Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Art of Praxiteles: The mature years Studia Archaeologica Series, ISSN Volume of Studia archaeologica ("Erma" di Bretschneider) ;Volume 2 of The Art of Praxiteles, Antonio Corso The Art of Praxiteles: The Development of Praxiteles' Workshop and Its Cultural Tradition Until the Sculptor's Acme, Antonio Corso.

Praxiteles is one of the most famous sculptors from ancient Greece. This study looks at both his personal background and the activities of his workshop. Chapters are devoted to placing Praxiteles in the artistic context of the period, alongside his rivals, before Corso examines his birth, family, early life and education.

Subsequent chapters look at the work of Praxiteles in the workshop of. Praxiteles is one of the most famous sculptors from ancient Greece.

This study looks at both his personal background and the activities of his workshop. Chapters are devoted to placing Praxiteles in the artistic context of the period, alongside his rivals, before Corso examines his Author: Antonio Corso.

The Late Phase of His Activity. DOWNLOAD NOW» Author: Antonio Corso. Publisher: L'Erma Di Bretschneider ISBN: Category: Art Page: View: The book is focused on the late production of the 4th c. BC Athenian sculptor Praxiteles and in particular on his oeuvre from around to around BC.

The art of Praxiteles is understood in the context of the history of the time and is linked to developments in the realm of other visual arts as well as of philosophy and of literature. Thus this study leads to a new and original interpretation of the greatest late classical Greek : Hardcover.

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The Late Phase of His Activity. Author: Antonio Corso; Publisher: L'Erma Di Bretschneider ISBN: Category: Art Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The book is focused on the late production of the 4th c.

BC Athenian sculptor Praxiteles and in particular on his oeuvre from around to around BC. THE ART OF PRAXITELES V THE ART OF PRAXITELES V The last years of the Sculptor around to BC ANTONIO CORSO Antonio Corso The last years of the Sculptor around to BC «L’ERMA» «L’ERMA» di BRETSCHNEIDER The book is focused on the last works of the most famous late classical sculptor of Greece, the Athenian Praxiteles.

Praxiteles: The Cleveland Apollo is an in-depth examination of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s ancient bronze sculpture, a figure known since antiquity as Apollo Sauroktonos, or Apollo the Lizard-Slayer.

The masterwork will be showcased alongside two ancient Roman marble copies, one on loan from the Louvre Museum, Paris, France and the other from the Liverpool World Museum. The Aphrodite of Knidos (or Cnidus) was an Ancient Greek sculpture of the goddess Aphrodite created by Praxiteles of Athens around the 4th century BCE.

It is one of the first life-sized representations of the nude female form in Greek history, displaying an alternative idea to male heroic eles' Aphrodite is shown nude, reaching for a bath towel while covering her pubis, which, in Artist: Praxiteles. Praxiteles, greatest of the Attic sculptors of the 4th century bce and one of the most original of Greek artists.

By transforming the detached and majestic style of his immediate predecessors into one of gentle grace and sensuous charm, he profoundly influenced the subsequent course of Greek. The exhibition and accompanying book will examine the famous sculpture from a number of perspectives—from its technical features and iconography to its importance for understanding the legacy of Praxiteles.

Its acquisition by the Cleveland Museum of Art ensures that the sculpture will continue to be studied within a broad art-historical context. The book is focused on the late production of the 4th c.

BC Athenian sculptor Praxiteles and in particular on his oeuvre from around to around BC. The most important works of this master considered in this essay are his sculptures for the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Apollo.

Praxiteles >Praxiteles (active ca. B.C.) was one of the leading Greek sculptors >of the 4th century B.C. His style, refined and graceful, greatly influenced >the art of his own time and the succeeding epochs.

Born in BCE, Praxiteles was either the son or a close relative of the famous artist Kephisodotos (5th century - BCE), from whom he learned the art of sculpture.

Praxiteles was obsessed with pushing the boundaries of his art - he was constantly trying new techniques to make his artwork 'ripple with life' and to be as natural as possible.

As something of an art connoisseur, the celibate starts to sing the praises of Praxiteles who had managed to hide what must have been a blemish in.

Get this from a library. The art of Praxiteles / 3, The advanced maturity of the sculptor. [Antonio Corso]. Today, art historians and archaeologists disagree over whether this is an original work by Praxiteles, or one by an imitator of his style.

Trained in the Attic school of sculpture, Praxiteles was one of the most popular artists of the Late Classical period. An opinionated review of the exhibition catalog can be found in Antonio Corso, “Observations about a New Book on Praxiteles,” Rivista di Archeologia 20 (): 63– 7.

Pasquier and Martinez, Praxitèle, 8. Ibid., –8. Antonio Corso, The Art of Praxiteles, vols. 1–5 (RomeAuthor: Jenifer Neils. Statue of the Aphrodite of Knidos, 2nd century A.D.

Roman copy of a fourth century B.C. Greek original by Praxiteles Art Institute of Chicago Hellenistic copy (1st C. B.C.) of Praxiteles’ Aphrodite of Knidos (ca. B.C.), Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Maryland Praxiteles’s Aphrodite became famous in antiquity, and inspired many copies and.

Before Rodin, Bernini, Michelangelo and Donatello, there was was a native of Athens, who learned the art of sculpture from his close relative Kephisodotos, and flourished in the middle part of the fourth century t writers rank him together with Lysippos and Scopas as one of the three great sculptors of the late classical period.Praxiteles was the most famous of the sculptors of the 4th century was the first to sculpt the nude female form in a life-size statue.

While no sculpture by Praxiteles is extant, numerous copies of his works have survived. Several authors, including Pliny the Elder, wrote of his engraved with silhouettes of his various famous statuary types from the period still ecture: Acropolis of Athens • Corinthian order .Abstract “A fifteenth-century painting is the deposit of a social relationship”: so begins an epoch-making book by Michael Baxandall.

1 In other words, the work of art is to be understood as the consequence, the remains, the residue from a set of practices within society, especially the power exercised by patrons, institutions, and finances.

It is a brilliant, but disturbing, metaphor that Cited by: 1.