Some articles on black figure, black, figures, figure:
... See also Black-figure pottery The black-figure period coincides approximately with the era designated by Winkelmann as the middle to late Archaic, from c ... The technique of incising silhouetted figures with enlivening detail which we now call the black-figure method was, as we saw, a Corinthian invention of the 7th century and spread from there to other city ... though the parallel treatment of animal and human figures ...
... from about 900 BC the Late Geometric or Archaic from about 750 BC the Black Figure from the early 7th century BC and the Red Figure from about 530 BC ... pots was restricted by the technology of firing black, white, red, and yellow were the most common ... left their natural light colour, and were decorated with slip that turned black in the kiln ...
... The Athena Painter was an Attic black-figure vase painter, active about 490 to 460 BC ... His speciality were white-ground lekythoi painted in the black-figure style ... He was one of the last generation of black figure technique painters ...
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