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By Johann Joachim Winckelmann

Compiled by way of the daddy of recent artwork historical past, this landmark 1767 book boasts greater than 2 hundred notable engravings of historical monuments. Johann Joachim Winckelmann, an eighteenth-century pupil who committed his lifestyles to the research of historic artwork, used to be the 1st to stipulate the differences among works of Egyptian, Etruscan, Roman, and Greek foundation. Drawing upon his encyclopedic wisdom of old literature, Winckelmann defined the origins and value of every of those formerly unknown and unpublished photos from historical structures and monuments.
These finely engraved illustrations of figures from old faith and mythology supply a compelling learn, quite within the gentle of the main points imparted by means of the German scholar’s observation. as well as reproductions of all of the photos from the unique quantity, this version comprises newly translated textual content and captions and an advent that relates attention-grabbing information about the author's existence. this can be the 1st English-language model of Winckelmann's vintage, offering not just a landscape of attractive points of interest from classical civilizations but additionally an enormous contribution to the literature of artwork history.

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