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History of the art of antiquity

Johann Joachim Winckelmann ; introduction by Alex Potts ; translation by Harry Francis Mallgrave.
  • Los Angeles, Calif. : Getty Research Institute, 2006.
  • xiv, 431 pages : illustrations; 26 cm.
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Summary
  • "Translation of a foundational text for the disciplines of art history and archaeology. Offers a systematic history of art in ancient Egypt, Persia, Etruria, Rome, and, above all, Greece that synthesizes the visual and written evidence then available"--Provided by publisher.
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  • Original text published: Dresden : in der Waltherischen Hof-Buchhandlung, 1764.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-414) and index.
  • Language: Translated from the German.
ISBN
  • 0892366680 (pbk.)
Identifying numbers
  • EAN: 9780892366682
  • LCCN: 2005011033
  • OCLC: 59818023