Pliny on Art and Society: The Elder Pliny's Chapters on the History of Art (Hardcover)

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Pliny on Art and Society: The Elder Pliny's Chapters on the History of Art (Hardcover)

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Pliny sketches a theory of advancing moral decline and extravagance, in the course of which he gives a detailed account of six centuries of classical art and a fascinating sketch of the world of the rich Roman collector. Isager's is the first full treatment of this subject for over a hundred years.
Product Details ISBN: 9780415069502
ISBN-10: 0415069505
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 5th, 1991
Pages: 256
Language: English