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By Jerome Jordan Pollitt

'The most sensible cause to review Hellenistic paintings is for its personal sake' writes Professor Pollitt within the Preface to artwork within the Hellenistic Age. 'But', he maintains, 'I could recommend that there's an extra caliber that are supposed to make the paintings of the Hellenistic age of specific curiosity to fashionable audiences: the truth that in heritage and content material it used to be the made of an age in lots of methods just like our personal ... the results of the historic stipulations (of the age) was once an artwork which, like a lot sleek paintings, used to be heterogenous, frequently cosmopolitan, more and more individualistic, and regularly elite in its appeal'. This 1986 booklet is an interpretative heritage of Greek paintings through the Hellenistic interval - i.e. from the dying of Alexander the good in 323 BC, to the institution of the Roman Empire on the finish of the 1st century BC - which additionally explores ways that that artwork is an expression of the cultural event and aspirations of the Hellenistic age.

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