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Dictionary of subjects and symbols in art

By: Hall, James Albert (1934- )
Material type: TextTextSeries: (Icon editions)New York Icon Editions/Harper & Row c1974Edition: Rev. ed., 1979Description: xxix, 349p.; ill.; bibliog.; indexContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume ISBN: 0-06-430100-1Subject(s): Art--Themes, Motives | Symbolism in Art | Symbolism in Art--DictionariesAbstract: 'The volume is comprehensible to interested laymen, and scholars. Entries pertain to persons, titles and pictures, and objects as attributes and symbols. Recurrent mythological, historical and religious themes are explored and allegorical, poetic, and saintly characters are also covered. Cross-references and appropriate line drawings enhance the book's value. And because the entries are succinct and really absorbing, it's fun simply to browse through this dictionary. Highly recommended.' --Library Journal
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'The volume is comprehensible to interested laymen, and scholars. Entries pertain to persons, titles and pictures, and objects as attributes and symbols. Recurrent mythological, historical and religious themes are explored and allegorical, poetic, and saintly characters are also covered. Cross-references and appropriate line drawings enhance the book's value. And because the entries are succinct and really absorbing, it's fun simply to browse through this dictionary. Highly recommended.' --Library Journal

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