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Woodford, Susan

Overview
Works: 55 works in 303 publications in 8 languages and 7,062 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  Reference works  Juvenile works  History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Other, Editor
Classifications: N5610, 704.9470938
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Most widely held works by Susan Woodford
The art of Greece and Rome by Susan Woodford( Book )

36 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free standing statues - Greek temples and their decoration - Painting and painted pottery - Hellenistic period - The Roman world: adoption and transformation of the Greek legacy
An introduction to Greek art by Susan Woodford( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The four centuries between the composition of the Homeric epics and the conquests of Alexander the Great witnessed an immensely creative period in Greek art, one full of experimentation and innovation. But time has taken its toll; damaged statues have lost their colour and wall paintings have been totally destroyed. And yet sympathetic study of surviving sculpture and of drawing on vases can give extraordinary insight into and appreciation of these once brilliant works This book, designed originally for students, introduces the reader to Greek sculpture and vase painting in the critical period from the eighth to the fourth centuries BC. The works discussed are generously illustrated and lucidly analysed to give a vivid picture of the splendor of Greek art. The up-dated second edition includes a new chapter examining art in Greek society, a timeline to help relate artistic development to historical events, an explanation of how dates BC are arrived at, a brief overview of Greek temple plans and a further reading list of recent books. This clear, approachable and rigorous introduction makes the beauty of Greek art more readily accessible and comprehensible, balancing description with interpretation and illustration, and is an invaluable tool to help develop insight, appreciation and comprehension."
Looking at pictures by Susan Woodford( Book )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking at pictures can be enjoyable, exciting or moving. Some pictures are easily appreciated at first glance, but others--often the most rewarding--require some explanation before they can be fully understood. This book is intended both to increase pleasure and stimulate thought, and tackles many aspects of looking at paintings. Starting with familiar ideas, Dr Susan Woodford moves on to explore subtler, less obvious concepts. For example, she shows how paintings can be appreciated as patterns on a flat surface and how the illusion of depth can contribute to an emotional effect; how ordinary objects can conceal hidden meanings; and how knowledge of tradition improves our understanding of revolutionary works.--From publisher description
Images of myths in classical antiquity by Susan Woodford( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myth was the single most popular source for picture making in antiquity. Greek and Roman artists faced a number of challenges in conveying stories in static images. Exploring the ways that classical artists portrayed myths, this book offers a fresh approach to Greek and Roman mythological illustration
The Parthenon by Susan Woodford( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the design, building, decoration, and eventual destruction of the temple dedicated to Athena, and aspects of Greek life and worship
Renaissance artists & antique sculpture : a handbook of sources by Phyllis Pray Bober( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trojan War in ancient art by Susan Woodford( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance artists & antique sculpture : a handbook of sources by Phyllis Pray Bober( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication is a handbook of sources, documenting and illustrating the most significant antique works of art known to Renaissance artists. More than 500 illustrations show Greek and Roman statues, mythological and historical reliefs as well as triumphal arches together with Renaissance drawings, engravings, bronzes and paintings to demonstrate how and where these classical monuments were discovered and recorded, and how they were copied, adapted, combined and transformed into the style and iconography we now recognize as Renaissance art. --Publisher description
Corpus vasorum antiquorum by A. H Smith( Book )

in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corpus vasorum antiquorum by Union académique internationale( Book )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grecia y Roma by Susan Woodford( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corpus vasorum antiquorum( Book )

in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kijk op schilderkunst by Susan Woodford( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wegwijs voor het zelf leren kijken naar kunst
Exemplum virtutis : a study of Heracles in Athens in the second half of the fifth century B.C. by Susan Woodford( )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imparare a guardare by Susan Woodford( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British Museum : fragments from Sir William Hamilton's second collection of vases recovered from the wreck of HMS Colossus by Valerie Smallwood( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance artists & antique sculpture : a handbook of sources by Phyllis Pray Bober( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduktion til græsk og romersk kunst by Susan Woodford( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in Danish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grecia e Roma by Susan Woodford( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Portuguese and Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blik for billeder by Susan Woodford( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The art of Greece and Rome
Alternative Names
Wudefude, Sushan

ウッドフォード, スーザン

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An introduction to Greek artLooking at picturesImages of myths in classical antiquityThe ParthenonThe Trojan War in ancient artRenaissance artists & antique sculpture : a handbook of sourcesCorpus vasorum antiquorumCorpus vasorum antiquorum