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Allegory and the migration of symbols

Author: Rudolf Wittkower
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1977.
Series: The Collected essays of Rudolf Wittkower
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Wittkower, Rudolf.
Allegory and the migration of symbols.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1977
(OCoLC)568762420
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Wittkower
ISBN: 089158627X 9780891586272
OCLC Number: 2331764
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: East and west: the problem of cultural exchange --
Eagle and serpent --
Marvels of the east: a study in the history of monsters --
Marco Polo and the pictorial tradition of the marvels of the East --
'Roc': an Eastern prodigy in a Dutch engraving --
Chance, time and virtue --
Patience and change: the story of a political emblem --
Hieroglyphics in the early Renaissance --
Transformations of Minerva in Renaissance imagery --
Titian's allegory of 'Religion succoured by Spain' --
El Greco's language of gesture --
Death and resurrection in a picture by Maren de Vos --
'Grammatica'" from Martianus Capella to Hogarth --
Interpretation of visual symbols.
Series Title: The Collected essays of Rudolf Wittkower
Responsibility: Rudolf Wittkower.

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