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The mill and the cross : Peter Bruegel's "Way to Calvary"

Author: Michael Gibson; Pieter Bruegel
Publisher: Lausanne : Editions Acatos, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Michael Gibson's perceptive eye and limpid prose lead the viewer effortlessly through the story of Christ's passion as told in Peter Bruegel's Way to Calvary - an astonishing work, laced with allusions to the harsh political and religious climate King Philip II of Spain imposed on the artist's native land." "Having sketched out the historical background, Gibson goes on to argue the painting's relevance to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gibson, Michael, 1929-
Mill and the cross.
Lausanne : Editions Acatos, ©2000
(OCoLC)632941380
Named Person: Pieter Bruegel; Pieter Bruegel; Jesus Christ; Pieter Bruegel; Pieter Bruegel; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gibson; Pieter Bruegel
ISBN: 2940033722 9782940033720
OCLC Number: 45824094
Notes: One folded leaf attached to inside back cover.
Description: 199 pages (3 folded) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Portement de croix de Pierre Bruegel l'Aîne.
Peter Bruegel's "Way to Calvary"
Responsibility: Michael Francis Gibson ; translated from the original French, revised and enlarged by the author.

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"Michael Gibson's perceptive eye and limpid prose lead the viewer effortlessly through the story of Christ's passion as told in Peter Bruegel's Way to Calvary - an astonishing work, laced with allusions to the harsh political and religious climate King Philip II of Spain imposed on the artist's native land." "Having sketched out the historical background, Gibson goes on to argue the painting's relevance to the contemporary world. In doing so, he develops an innovative theory of image and myth."--Jacket.

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