A History of Greek Art: With an Introductory Chapter on Art in Egypt and Mesopotamia

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Flood and Vincent, 1896 - Art, Greek - 281 pages
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Contents

Vases Silver Terracotta and Alabaster and Statu ettes from Mycenae
72
Dipylon Vase with Details
73
Plate from Rhodes British Museum
75
Greek Method of Building a Wall
79
Plan of Small Temple Rhamnus
80
Plan of Temple of Wingless Victory Athens
81
Plan of Temple at Priene
82
Plan of Parthenon Athens
83
Corner of a Doric Facade
84
West Front of the Temple of Athena Restored Egina
86
Fragment of Sima with Lions Head Athens Acropolis Museum
87
Half of AntaCapital of the Athenian Propylaea with Color Restored
88
Hawksbeak Molding Colored
89
East Front of the Parthenon Restored and Dis sected
90
Temple of Posidon ? Paestum
92
Early Doric Capital from Selinus
93
Corner of an Ionic Facade
94
Capital from Temple of Wingless Victory Front View
95
FIgURE PAgE 64 Ionic Corner Capital as Seen from Below
96
Entablature and Upper Part of Column from the Mausoleum British Museum
97
Order of the Erechtheum East Portico
98
The Erechtheum from the East Restored
99
The North Portico of the Erechtheum
100
Temple of Wingless Victory Athens
101
Ionic Capital from Samothrace
102
Corinthian Capital from Epidaurus
103
Corinthian Capital from the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates Athens
104
Theater Epidaurus
111
Copy of a Caryatid of the Erechtheum Rome Vati can Museum
116
Head of the Farnese Athena Naples
122
Archaic Female Figure from Delos Athens Na tional Museum
128
Apollo of Thera Athens National Museum
130
Apollo of Tenea Munich
132
Archaic PedimentFigures Athens Acropolis Mu seum
133
Head Belonging to an Archaic PedimentGroup
134
Athens Acropolis Museum
135
Seated Figures from Miletus London British Mu seum
136
Metope from Selinus Palermo
137
Archaic Victory ? from Delos Athens National Museum
139
Lower Part of Archaic Sculptured Column from Ephesus London British Museum
141
Relief from the Harpy Tomb London British Museum
145
GraveMonument of Aristion Athens National Museum
146
Archaic Female Figure Athens Acropolis Mu seum
148
FIgURE PAgE
149
Head of a Youth Athens Acropolis Museum
155
Harmodius and Aristogiton Naples
161
Copy of the Discobolus of Myron Rome Lancellotti
167
CEnomaus and Sterope Olympia
173
Atlas Metope Olympia
179
FIgURE PAgE 117 Bronze Coin of Elis enlarged
186
Reduced Copy of the Athena of the Parthenon Athens National Museum
187
Athena Dresden
188
Head of Athena Bologna 189
191
Parthenon Metope London British Museum
192
Portion of Slab of Parthenon Frieze east Athens Acropolis Museum
193
Slab of Parthenon Frieze north Athens Acropo lis Museum
194
Portions of Two Slabs of Parthenon Frieze north London British Museum
195
Heads of ChariotHorses from Parthenon Frieze south London British Museum
196
Copy of the Doryphorus of Polyclitus Naples
207
Bronze Copy of the Head of the Doryphorus Naples
208
Head of a Boy after Polyclitus Dresden
209
Wounded Amazon perhaps after Polyclitus Berlin
210
Head from the Argive Heraeum Athens National Museum
211
The Idolino Florence Archaeological Museum
212
Victory of Paeonius Olympia
213
Victory of Paeonius Restored
214
Head from Tegea Athens National Museum
216
Head of Meleager Rome Villa Medici
217
Head of a Goddess Athens National Museum
218
Eirene and Plutus Munich
219
Hermes by Praxiteles Olympia
220
Head and Body of the Hermes of Praxiteles Olympia
221
Copy of the Head of the Aphrodite of Cnidus Ber lin in private possession
224
Copy of the Apollo Sauroctonos Rome Vatican Museum
225
Leaning Satyr Rome Capitoline Museum
226
Satyr Pouring Wine Palermo
227
Relief from Mantinea Athens National Museum
228
Artemis called the Diana of Gabii Paris Louvre
229
Niobe and a Daughter of Niobe Florence Uffizi
230
A Son of Niobe Florence Uffizi
231
Mounted Amazon Athens National Museum
232
Slab of Mausoleum Frieze London British Museum
233
Sarcophagus of The Mourning Women Constan tinople
234
Sculptured Drum of Column from Ephesus Lon don British Museum
236
Sophocles Rome Lateran Museum
237
Head of Zeus Rome Vatican Museum
238
Copy of the Apoxyomenos of Lysippus Rome Vatican Museum
240
Head of the Apoxyomenos
242
Three Tanagra Figurines London British Museum
244
Three Tanagra Figurines London British Museum
245
The Alexander Sarcophagus Constantinople
246
Victory of Samothrace Paris Louvre
248
The Aphrodite of Melos Paris Louvre
250
The Apollo of the Belvedere Rome Vatican Mu seum
252
Posidippus Rome Vatican Museum
253
Head of Homer Naples
254
Seated Boxer Rome Museo delle Terme
255
Boy and Goose Rome Capitoline Museum
256
FIgURE PAgE 179 Tipsy Old Woman Rome Capitoline Museum
257
Hellenistic Relief Vienna
259
Hellenistic Relief Vienna
260
Dying Gaul Rome Capitoline Museum
261
Head of Dying Gaul
262
Group from the Altar of Pergamum Berlin
263
Group from the Altar of Pergamum Berlin
264
Laocoon and His Sons Rome Vatican Museum
265
The Francois Vase Florence Archaeological Mu seum
269
Detail from the Francois Vase
270
Design from an Amphora of Execias London British Museum
272
Design from a Cylix of Euphronius London British Museum
274
Cylix London British Museum
275
Detail from a Painted Sarcophagus Florence Archaeological Museum
285
Portrait of a Man from the Fayyum
286
Portrait of a Girl from the Fayyum
287
Portrait of a Young Woman from the Fayyum
288
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Page 225 - The whole statue, unlike anything else that ever was wrought in that severe material of marble, conveys the idea of an amiable and sensual creature—easy, mirthful, apt for jollity, yet not incapable of being touched by pathos."*
Page 157 - in the naivete, the freshness of spirit, which finds power and interest in simple motives of feeling, and in the freshness of hand, which has a sense of enjoyment in mechanical processes still performed unmechanically, in the spending of care and intelligence on every touch.
Page 1 - this book has been written in the conviction that the greatest of all motives for studying art, the motive which is and ought to be strongest in most people, is the desire to become acquainted with beautiful and noble things, the things that "soothe the cares, and lift the thoughts of
Page 266 - that no' group has exercised so pernicious an influence on art as this ; a subject ill chosen, meanly conceived, and unnaturally treated, recommended to imitation by subtleties of execution and accumulation of technical knowledge,
Page 266 - felt the Laoco÷n very powerfully, though very quietly ; an immortal agony, with a strange calmness diffused through it, so that it resembles the vast rage of the sea, calm on account of its immensity."*
Page 157 - detail, a scrupulousness verging on stiffness, like that of an early Flemish painter ; he communicates to us his still youthful sense of pleasure in the experience of the first rudimentary difficulties of his art overcome."*
Page 12 - CLSC MOTTOES. WE STUDY THE WORDS AND THE WORKS OF GOD. LET us KEEP OUR HEAVENLY FATHER IN THE MIDST.
Page 16 - was a finished art ; an art which had attained self-mastery, and was sure of its effects. How many centuries had it taken to arrive at this degree of maturity and perfection
Page 252 - The preservation of the statue is extraordinary ; there is nothing modern about it except the thumb of the left hand. It produces strongly the impression of being an original work and also of being a speaking- likeness. It may have been
Page 248 - The statue stood on a pedestal having the form of a ship's prow, the principal parts of which were found by an Austrian expedition to

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