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The secret language of art /

by Carr-Gomm, Sarah; Bridgeman Art Library.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London., [England] : Duncan Baird, c2001Description: 256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.ISBN: 1903296315; 1904292712 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Christianity and art | Symbolism in art | Painting -- Appreciation | Art -- History
Contents:
1. Classical myth and legend -- 2. The Bible and the life of Christ -- 3. Saints and their miracles -- 4. History, literature and the arts -- 5. Symbols and allegories.
Summary: In this book, Sarah carr-Goom provides a fascinating guide to the key figures, themes, events, symbols and emblems that form the subject matter of Western painting. List(s) this item appears in: Art History and Theory 1.1 | Foundation Studies 1.1 | Foundation Studies 1.2
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Cover subtitle: The illustrated decoder of symbols and figures in western painting.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Classical myth and legend -- 2. The Bible and the life of Christ -- 3. Saints and their miracles -- 4. History, literature and the arts -- 5. Symbols and allegories.

In this book, Sarah carr-Goom provides a fascinating guide to the key figures, themes, events, symbols and emblems that form the subject matter of Western painting.

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