The Secret Language of Art: The Illustrated Decoder of Symbols and Figures in Western Painting
The Secret Language of Art: The Illustrated Decoder of Symbols and Figures in Western Painting by Brand: Duncan Baird at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. A work of art can be rich in symbolism, complex in meaning. How can we fully understand what its creator wanted to sayespecially when we’re so
Authoritative, informative, comprehensively cross-referenced, and easy to use, The Secret Language of Art covers five major areas: Classical Myth and Legend; The Bible and the Life of Christ; Saints and their Miracles; History, Literature, and the Arts; and Symbols and Allegories. Each chapter includes a portfolio of images, followed by a thematic directory of figures and symbols. The works analyzed include Boticelli’s Venus and Mars; Caravaggio’s The Young Bacchus; Bruegel’s The Fall of the Rebel Angels; da Vinci’s Virgin and Child with Saint Anne; Rembrandt’s The Anatomy Lesson; and Picasso’s seminal anti-war work, Guernica.
|Brand:||Brand: Duncan Baird|
|Item Weight:||1.1 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.75 x 12 x 12 inches|
|Package Weight:||3.15 pounds|
|Package Size:||9.1 x 1 x 1 inches|