Late Roman painting. Foreword by Sergio Bettini. Translated from the Italian by James Cleugh and John Warrington.


New York, Praeger [1971] .

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Standard Title Pittura tardoromana. English
Subjects Mosaics, Early Christian.
Mosaics, Roman.
Mural painting and decoration, Early Christian.
Mural painting and decoration, Roman.
Description xxviii, 345 pages illustrations (some color), maps, plans 29 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
©1970
Notes Translation of Pittura tardoromana.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 308-321).
Contents Glossary of Greek, Latin and German terms -- Introductory: Aspects of the ideological crisis of Roman society in the imperial age -- Post-Hellenistic developments and liberation of the idiom of Roman pictorial art in the first and second centuries -- The rural labours master of Cherchel and Severan painting in Africa -- The problem of the Orient posed by Antioch, Dura Europos and Palmyra -- Elements of the new idiom of Roman painting in the mid-third century -- Christian catacombal painting at Rome in the second half of the third century -- Late Tetrarchic painting and the Constantinian 'fine style' at Piazza Armerina villa -- Roman and Christian painting by the Theodorean masters at Aquileia -- Experiments and masters of North African mosaic in the fourth century -- Masters of the Constantinian 'fine style' at Antioch and Trier -- Constantinian expressionism from hypogean painting to the vaults of the Mauseoleum of Constantina -- Expressionism and mannerism in funerary and ceremonial painting of the second half of the fourth century -- Late mainfestations of Roman painting on the Germanic limes -- The last Hellenistic experiments, from Egypt to Britain, and the two polarities of late Roman aesthetics -- The first illuminated MSS and the Romano-Italian cultural area at the beginning of the fifth century -- NeoPlatonic and NeoAlexandrian masters of Salonika and Constantinople, and the origins of Byzantine art -- Conclusion: Plotinus and Augustine, the Late-Roman masters of medieval art.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)142469
(OCoLC)ocm00142469
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WorldCat Identities Dorigo, Wladimiro.
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