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The Achilles painter by John H. Oakley

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Published by von Zabern in Mainz/Rhein .
Written in English


  • Vases, Greek -- Catalogs.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn H. Oakley.
LC ClassificationsNK4623.5 .O2 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi,199,[41],184p. of plates :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17183623M
ISBN 103805318898

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A lekythos by the Achilles painter (Journal of Hellenic Studies. [Offprint]) [J. D Beazley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : J. D Beazley. Genre/Form: Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Oakley, John Howard, Achilles Painter. Mainz/Rhein: P. von Zabern, © (OCoLC) Achilles Painter | Greek painter | Britannica. The end of Achilles’s life is shown on the handles of the François Vase. On each handle, beneath a goddess grasping a wild animal in each fist, we see the warrior Ajax carrying Achilles’ lifeless corpse. The tragedy of the hero’s death is dramatized: his body sags and his limp hair hangs down to the ground.

  The Achilles Painter, is certainly not the birth name of the famous Athenian vase painter, but the one he is known by. Named for an amphora attributed to him with a painting of ‘Achilles and Briseis’. Between vase paintings have been attributed to the Achilles Painter, on the basis of style of the Achilles and Briseis amphora. Attributed to the Achilles Painter On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery Mourner and the deceased at tomb This vase exemplifies Attic white-ground funerary lekythoi at their finest. Chris Achilleos - Official Website. Chris Achilléos is a Greek Cypriot born British illustrator, painter and movie conceptual artist.. Over the past 40 years, he has created some of the best loved fantasy and glamour art and is acknowledged as one of the top fantasy artists in the world. Ancient Artists [LLC, Books] on *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. Ancient ArtistsAuthor: Books LLC.

On this white-ground lekythos by the Achilles Painter, c. BC, a female figure is seated on a rock labelled Helicon, the mountain sacred to the Muses, thus identifying her as one of the nine. She plays the phorminx while the small bird by her feet may represent accompanying song. The Achilles Painter, was a vase-painter active ca. – BC. His name vase is an amphora, Vatican , in the Vatican museums depicting Achilles and dated – BC. An armed and armored Achilles gazes pensively to the right with one hand on his hip. The other hand holds a spear. On the opposite surface a woman performs ion: Berlin Painter's workshp. Books with the subject: Achilles (Greek Mythology) Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity. The Iliad Homer, Peter Jones, D C H Rieu, E V Rieu. Info/Buy. The Song of Achilles Madeline Miller. Info/Buy. Illiad Homer. Info/Buy. The Iliad & The Odyssey Homer, Samuel Butler (Translator). The Achilles painter. [John H Oakley] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Advanced Search Find a Library.