BERLIN PAINTER & HIS WORLD: Athenian Vase-Painting, 5th-C BC, by J. Michael Padget (ed) - 2017


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The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. 

edited by J. Michael Padget

Published by: Yale University Press. New Haven, Connecticut. 2017. 

Hardback is overall in NEAR FINE- condition with NEAR FINE- DJ.

  • ISBN: 9780300225938
  • Gilt-stamped grey cloth boards exhibit minimal signs of age and wear. 
  • Corners are sharp. 
  • Spine is square and firm with gilt-stamped lettering. 
  • Binding is firm and feels unread. 
  • Red-figure vase painting
  • Pages 139-142, 145-154 exhibit faint creases to the area of the lower corners while the lower corner of pages 143/144 is dogeared. Please see photos. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • DJ exhibits light stains, gently bumped corners, mild edgewear and light creases to the lower edges of the inner flaps. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
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430 pages. 9.25" by 11.75". 

An exhibition catalog published on the occasion of the exhibition The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C., Princeton University Art Museum March 4-June 11, 2017 and Toledo Museum of Art July 7-October 1, 2017. 

Includes a preface, notes to the reader, abbreviations, the catalog and the catalogue raisonne, a bibliography and index with essays by Jennifer Neils, Nathan T. Arrington, J Michael Padgett, John H. Oakley, Jasper Gaunt, David Saunders, H.A. Shapiro, Dyfri Williams and J. Robert Guy. 

The Berlin Painter was the name given by British classicist and art historian Sir John Beazley to an otherwise anonymous Athenian red-figure vase-painter. The artist’s long career extended from about 505 B.C. well into the 460s, and his elegant renderings of daily life and mythological stories offer invaluable insight into the social, political, religious, and artistic workings of early 5th-century Athens.
Since the first published identification of the artist in 1911, the Berlin Painter’s oeuvre has grown to some 330 works, both complete pots and fragments, making him one of the best-known artists of his kind. This lavishly illustrated publication features nine essays by leading scholars who explore the artist’s work, milieu, influence, and legacy, as well as the role of 
connoisseurship in art-historical scholarship. With an updated catalogue raisonné that includes many newly attributed works, it is the definitive book on this seminal artist.

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Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Binding: Hardcover
Region: North America
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: Dust Jacket
Subject: Art & Photography
Topic: Fine Arts: Catalogs Exhibitions
Place of Publication: New Haven Connecticut
Publisher: Yale University Press
Year Printed: 2017
Author: edited by J. Michael Padgett
Publication Year: 2017
Language: English
Format: Hardcover
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