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TITLE : Gods In Color Polychromy In The Ancient World

The art of ancient cultures was often painted to dazzling and powerful effect polychromythe painting of objects in a variety of colorswas a regular feature of sculpture in egypt mesopotamia the aegean greece and romegods in color polychromy in the ancient world hardcover 3995 | 2999 buy from amazoncouk blackwells waterstones hive otherstores when renaissance artists sought to imitate ancient sculpture their medium of choice was pure white marble but little did they know that the works they emulated were originally painted in dazzling and powerful huesfrom red ocher and cinnabar how often do you get to see an art exhibit that completely changes the way you imagine the past well thats exactly what gods in color polychromy in the ancient world at the legion of honor in san francisco doesalthough not widely known antiquities were colored to dazzling and powerful effect polychromythe painting of objects in a variety of hueswas a regular feature of the sculpture and architecture of most ancient cultures especially in egypt mesopotamia the aegean greece and romereconstruction of the north frieze of the siphnian treasury at delphi 20162012 copy of the original delphi ca 520 bc plaster caste natural pigments in egg tempera

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