Black-figure technique

Black-figure technique

The silhouetting of dark figures against a light background of natural reddish clay, found on early Greek pottery.
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The black-figure technique, featured on the krater on this month's cover, evolved from earlier geometric designs in Corinth and then Athens.
550-525 BC), the greatest of all masters in the Attic black-figure technique. Reassembled in what can be described as an honest restoration, the amphora presents fragments of two scenes.
in Athens, potters and painters produced a large number of hydrias, vases for collecting and carrying water, the majority decorated in the black-figure technique. (1) J.
(3.) Athenian vase painting: red- and black-figure techniques. [cited 2005 Jun].