Second Chance: Greek Sculptural Studies Revisited [Hardback]

Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway (Author)

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ISBN: 9781899828890 | Published by: Pindar Press | Year of Publication: 2004 | 798p, many b/w illus




Second Chance

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Over the years Professor Ridgway has published more than 95 studies. This handsome volume reprints thirty-three of these articles, in order of publication, which reflect the variety of her interests and research into Greek sculpture from the Archaic to late Hellenistic period. They include articles on the west frieze of the Siphnian Treasury, the Peplos Kore, the influence of Alexander the Great, the Gauls in sculpture, the fashion of the Elgin kore, bronzes from the Porticello Wreck, the Parthenon, the Farnese Bull and the Laokoon, all of which are illustrated. Includes a brief introduction by Professor Ridgway.

Table of Contents

The West Frieze of the Siphnian Treasury
The East Pediment of the Siphnian Treasury
Two Peplophoroi in the United States
The Man-and-Dog Stelai
A Story of Five Amazons
The Amazon’s Belt: an Addendum to a Story of Five Amazons
The Plataian Tripod and the Serpentine Column
The Peplos Kore, Akropolis 679
Of Kouroi and Korai, Attic Variety
Court Art and Hellenistic Art: The Role of Alexander the Great
The Gauls in Sculpture
The Fashion of the Elgin Kore
The Riace Bronzes: A Minority Viewpoint
Late Archaic Sculpture
The “Nike of Archermos” and her Attire
The Bronzes from the Porticello Wreck
Musings on the Muses
Defining the Issue: The Greek Period
Leto and the Children
Birds, “Meniskoi” and Head Attributes in Archaic Greece
Metal Attachments in Greek Marble Sculpture
Parthenon and Parthenos
Archaic Architectural Sculpture and Travel Myths
Greek Sculpture as Archaeological Evidence
Aristonautes’ Stele, Athens Nat. Mus. 738
The Porticello Bronzes Revisited
“Paene ad exemplum”: Polykleitos’ Other Works
The Severe Style: Updating the Issue
The Farnese Bull (Punishment of Dirke) from the Baths of Caracalla: how many prototypes?
A Goddess in Philadelphia
An Issue of Methodology: Anakreon, Perikles, Xanthippos
The Puschkin Stele from Taman
Some Personal Thoughts on the Knidia
The Laokoon in Hellenistic Sculpture
Additional Notes
Index.

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