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Art History / Classical Studies
Hellenistic Sculpture I
The Styles of ca. 331200 B.C.
Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway
Wisconsin Studies in Classics
“A critical research tool for years to come.”
—Anne Weis, Classical World
Now available in paperback, this rigorous and challenging book questions the Hellenistic dating of many famous monuments, based on careful examination of evidence.
Brunilde Sismondo Ridgway is Rhys Carpenter Professor Emerita of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College. An authority on Greek sculpture, she has written many books on the subject, including Hellenistic Sculpture II: The Styles of ca. 200100 B.C., Hellenistic Sculpture III: The Styles of ca. 100–31 B.C. and Fourth-Century Styles in Greek Sculpture, all published by the University of Wisconsin Press. She is the recipient of the Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement from the Archaeological Institute of America.
“Fluently written, clearly organized, and thoroughly and impeccably documented. Anyone who has a serious interest in Hellenistic art will want to read it and refer to it.”
Jerome J. Pollitt, Yale University
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LC: 89-040266 NB
608 pp. 8 x 10 295 illus.
Paper $24.95 s
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