Posted by Sarah Bailey Hogarty on October 12, 2011
Throughout art history, scholars have devised a special vocabulary to talk about art. These terms are very useful, but they are not always self-explanatory. Enter into the art historical word gallery, where we provide some definitions commonly used to describe artistic styles, techniques, or movements in art.
Fibula (Pin), 625–600 BC. Italy, Etruria. Gold. California Midwinter International Exposition, through M.H. deYoung. 391. Currently on view in the Hall of Antiquities on the Lower Level at the Legion of Honor.
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