Art

Mario Torelli

Le strategie di Kleitias Composizione e programma figurativo del Vaso François

Le strategie di Kleitias
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The first and only exhaustive monograph describing in words and images and interpreting the archaic masterpiece of Kleitias, the large krater in a black-figure design, known as François Vase

The first and only exhaustive monograph describing in words and images and interpreting the archaic masterpiece of the Attic painter Kleitias (first quarter of the VI century B.C.), the large krater in a black-figure design, known as François Vase, found in Chiusi and housed in the National Archaeological Museum in Florence. Starting with the anthropological researches about antiquity carried out by the French school of Jean-Pierre Vernant, Mario Torelli individuates a clear figurative programme in the design of the krater, joining the myths of Achilles’cycle and of Theseus’ to create an exemplary paradigm of aristocratic life


Format
16,5x24
Binding
paperback with flaps
Pages
120
Year of publication
2007
ISBN
9788837054236
Genre
Art
Publisher
Electa