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How to read Bible stories and myths in art : decoding the old masters, from Giotto to Goya

Author: Patrick de Rynck
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In How to Read Bible Stories and Myths in Art: Decoding the Old Masters from Giotto to Goya, Patrick De Rynck examines over two hundred of these works. The result is a book that explores the roots of Western civilization from three different angles: It introduces or re-introduces the reader to the best-known stories from the Bible and mythology; it presents a selection of exquisite masterpieces by some of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Illustrations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick de Rynck
ISBN: 9780810984004 0810984008
OCLC Number: 232922027
Description: 359 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Abraham --
Achilles --
Adam and Eve --
Anna and Joachim --
Antiope --
Apollo --
Arachne --
Babel --
Bacchus and Ariadne --
Balaam --
Belshazzar --
cambyses --
Cephalus and Procris --
Ceres --
Jesus Christ --
Cimon and Pero --
Constantine --
Danae --
Daniel --
David --
Diana --
Dido --
Erichthonius --
Esther --
Europa --
Ganymede --
Gyge and Candaules --
Hannibal --
Hercules --
Hermaphroditus --
Horatii --
Icarus --
Io --
Jacob --
Jeremiah --
Job --
John the Baptist --
Joseph, son of Jacob --
Judith --
Julius Civilis --
Leda --
Lot --
Lucretia --
Mary, the Holy Virgin --
Mercury --
Midas --
Moses --
Mucius Scaevola --
Narcissus --
Noah --
Orpheus --
Pan and Syrinx --
Paris (by Cranach the Elder) --
Paul --
Penelope --
Perseus and Andromeda --
Peter --
Phaeton --
Philemon and Baucis --
Priapus --
Prometheus --
Psyche --
Rebecca --
Sabines --
Solomon --
Samson --
Saturn --
Selene and Endymion --
Seneca --
Susanna --
Tobias --
Troy --
Venus --
Vertumnus and Pomona.
Responsibility: Patrick de Rynck.
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"In How to Read Bible Stories and Myths in Art: Decoding the Old Masters from Giotto to Goya, Patrick De Rynck examines over two hundred of these works. The result is a book that explores the roots of Western civilization from three different angles: It introduces or re-introduces the reader to the best-known stories from the Bible and mythology; it presents a selection of exquisite masterpieces by some of the world's greatest painters; and it shows the reader how these painters interpreted these famous scenes."--Jacket.

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