H 245 x W 174 mm
60 figures (colour throughout)
Published Dec 2023
This book offers an introduction to Gandharan art and the mystery of its relationship with the Graeco-Roman world of the Mediterranean. It presents an accessible explanation of the ancient and modern contexts of Gandharan art, the state of scholarship on the subject, and guidance for further, in-depth study.
Chapter 1. What is Gandharan Art?
Chapter 2. Greece, Rome and Gandhara
Chapter 3. Gandharan Art Today
Further Reading and Resources
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Peter Stewart is Director of the Classical Art Research Centre and Professor of Ancient Art at the University of Oxford. A specialist in Roman sculpture, he has devoted much of his research to the spread of the classical artistic tradition in and beyond the provinces of the Roman Empire. His publications include Statues in Roman Society: Representation and Response (2003), The Social History of Roman Art (2008) and, together with Wannaporn Rienjang, the edited volumes of the Gandhara Connections project.