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Title:
Symbolic images: studies in the art of the Renaissance
Author:
Gombrich, E. H. (Ernst Hans), 1909-2001.
Publication Information:
[London ; ] [New York] : Phaidon; [distributed by Praeger, New York], [1972]
Physical Description:
viii, 247 pages : 170 plates. ; 26 cm
General Note:
"Sequel" to author's Norm and form.
Language:
English
Contents:
Aims and limits of iconology.--Tobias and the angel.--Botticelli's mythologies: a study in the neo-Platonic symbolism of his circle.--An interpretation of Mantegna's 'Parnassus.'--Raphael's Stanza della segnatura and the nature of its symbolism.--Hypnerotomachiana.--The Sala dei Venti in the Palazzo del Te.--The subject of Poussin's Orion.--Icones symbolicae: philosophies of symbolism and their bearing on art.
Format :
Book