Hidden Symbols in Art
by Macmillan (9780847824021)

Hidden Symbols in Art
Release Date: 01 Nov 2005
Format: Hardback
Category: History Of Art & Art & Design Styles
ISBN: 9780847824021
ISBN-10: 0847824020

"Hidden Symbols in Art: " "-"Is an authorative, informative, and easy-to-guide to the mythological, religious, historic, literary, and symbolic traditions which have inspired artists from all ages, and continue to inspire today. -Provides detailed commentaries on 75 great paintings-as well as illuminating analyses of more than 500 individual figures, symbols, and allegories from 700 years of artistic creation. -Gives essential information on the characters, both real and imagined, whose lives and stories inspired centuries of artists-from Apollo, Zeus, and their fellow Olympian gods and goddesses to Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary, the apostles, and the saints. -Includes fascinating feature panels, illustrated with details from great works of art, explaining how to interpret a wide range of artistic themes, from the nine Muses to the Seven Deadly Sins. -Concludes with a reference list of specific paintings cited or illustrated in the book, with details of the museum or gallery in which they may be seen.

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