History of Art in Primitive Greece Mycenian Art from the French of Georges Perrot in Two Volumes 1894 Chapman and Hall Limited


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Journey Through Ancient Artistry: Mycenian Greece

Unveil the origins of artistic expression with "History of Art in Primitive Greece: Mycenian Art" by Georges Perrot. This profound work, translated from French and published in two volumes in 1894 by Chapman and Hall Limited, is a comprehensive exploration of Mycenaean artistry, enriched with detailed engravings and captivating colored plates.


  • Title: History of Art in Primitive Greece: Mycenian Art
  • Author: Georges Perrot
  • Translation: From the French
  • Publication Date: 1894
  • Publisher: Chapman and Hall Limited
  • Format: Hardcover Books (Two Volumes)
  • Pages: 499, 538
  • Dimensions: 11x7x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear on covers and bumped corners, as shown in the photos
  • Illustrations: 544 engravings in text, 20 colored plates, and 7 maps

Key Elements:

  •  With over 500 engravings and 20 colored plates, these volumes offer an immersive visual experience of Mycenaean art.
  •  Perrot's scholarly work delves into the heart of ancient Greek artistic endeavors, revealing the Mycenaean civilization's influence.
  •  These books are a testament to the cultural significance of Mycenian art and its enduring impact on the history of art.
  •  A prestigious addition to any library, these volumes are as educational as they are collectible.
  • Historians, art enthusiasts, and collectors are invited to journey back to an era that shaped Western art's foundations.


Georges Perrot's masterpiece takes readers on an archaeological and artistic tour of Mycenaean Greece, offering an authoritative view of the era's art forms. With meticulous detail, the text weaves together the historical context and artistic achievements of a civilization known for its palatial structures, intricate goldsmithery, and iconic pottery.


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In Summation:

The "History of Art in Primitive Greece: Mycenian Art" stands as a monumental contribution to the understanding of ancient art, offering a window into the Mycenaean world that continues to fascinate scholars and art lovers alike.

Embark on an expedition into the past with these authoritative volumes on Mycenian art. Add this rare find to your collection and own a piece of art history.