New PDF release: A Passion for Antiquities: Ancient Art from the Collection

By John Harris

ISBN-10: 0892362235

ISBN-13: 9780892362233

The gathering of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman of latest York is without doubt one of the most crucial deepest collections of old Greek and Roman artwork within the usa and one of the most vital on the planet. Its greater than 300 obects span the Bronze Age to the past due vintage. They comprise bronze statuettes, marble sculpture, vases, jewellery, lamps and candelabra, keys, weights, and silver bowls and utensils. a fondness for Antiquities offers historic and descriptive information regarding the gadgets by way of a bunch of eighteen exceptional individuals.

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168. 23. See Comic Angels, p. 92, with references to P. Ghiron-Bistagne (note 5 above). 27 REFLECTIONS OF COMEDY IN THE FLEISCHMAN COLLECTION This page intentionally left blank Abbreviations ABV J. D. Beazley, Attic Black-figure Vase-painters (Oxford, 1956) ABFV J. Boardman, Athenian Black Figure Vases (New York, 1974) AM Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archaologischen Instituts, Athenische Abteilung ARV2 J. D. Beazley, Attic Red-figure Vase-painters, 2nd ed. , T. H. Carpenter with T. Mannack and M.

1-3. W. C. 6 cm Condition: Light green to black patina; surface fairly uniform, one area of corrosion on exterior of left rear leg. Incision is used to enhance parts of this mannered and angular horse. The mane is indicated by short strokes along the length of the back of the neck. Two parallel lines run on both sides of the head from the underside of the neck to behind the ears and may indicate a halter. In contrast to the other Fleischman Geometric horse (cat. no. n), this one has no base and balances on the tips of its four spatula-like hooves.

For the corpus of bird-disk pendants, see I. Kilian-Dirlmeier, Anhanger in Griechenland von der mykenischen bis zur spatgeometrischen Zeit, Prahistorische Bronzefunde n, vol. 2 (Munich, 1979), p. , nos. 887-937, pis- 49-51 (Vogel aus Scheibe type); for the Ashmolean, Copenhagen, and Munich pendants, respectively, pi. 49, nos. 919, 920, 922. W. C. 3 cm Condition: Top efface and beak and exterior of left leg corroded; area of deep corrosion, or perhaps a miscast section, on proper left side of back; crack along proper left side of bird's body.

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