Vase Painting

Some articles on vase painting, vases, painting, vase paintings, vase:

Apulian Vase Painting
... Apulian vase painting was the leading South Italian vase painting tradition between 430 and 300 BC. 20,000 surviving specimens of Italian red-figure vases, about half are from Apulian production, while the rest are from the four other centres of production ... The main production centre for Apulian vases was at Taras, the only large Greek polis in Apulia ...
Black-figure Pottery - Developments - Attica - The Years of Mastery
... The period between 560 and the inception of red-figure pottery painting around 530/520 BC is considered to be the absolute pinnacle of black-figure vase painting ... He began his painting career at about the same time as Lydos but was active over a period almost twice as long ... comes close to a reflection of the overall evolution of black-figure Attic vase painting at that time ...
Ancient Greek Painting - Painting - Vase Painting
... The most copious evidence of ancient Greek painting survives in the form of vase paintings ... They give at least some sense of the aesthetics of Greek painting ... different from those used in large-format painting ...
White-ground Alabastrum - Types
... The development of white-ground vase painting took place parallel to that of the black- and red-figure styles ... The technique was used to create strobing bands of colour that emphasize the shape of the vase ... The use of a white ground in conjunction with outline painting did not develop until some fifty years later, when black-figure vase painting on white ground was probably introduced ...
Sisyphus Painter
... The Sisyphus Painter was an Apulian red-figure vase painter ... most influential painters in the Apulian vase painting tradition, and thus in all South Italian vase painting ... Especially on larger vases he showed his quality as a painter of heads, often depicted in a three-quarter profile ...

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