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Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art - HALL, James

John Murray, 1980, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, closed tear to top corner of upper panel, heavily faded lower panel. Text bright and tight.

Revised edition with supplementary index. Here, in a single volume, are combined religious, classical and historical themes, the figures of moral allegory, characters from romantic epic poetry that established themselves in the art of the seventeenth century and later, as well as some of the more popular figures in northern European genre painting such as the alchemist and quack doctor. The book goes further to explore the 'lost language' of symbol and attribute, thus opening up the whole field of allegory.

Size: 9" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: 349
ISBN: 0719529840

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