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Painting the word : Christian pictures and their meanings

Author: John Drury; National Gallery (Great Britain)
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drury looks at religious paintings through the ages and presents them as works filled with passion, stories and meaning. He views the whole picture, its composition, colour, figures, even  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Art
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Drury; National Gallery (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0300092946 9780300092943
OCLC Number: 48930814
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Published in association with National Gallery Publications Limited.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: John Drury.

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"A superb book: never has the art of looking been more clearly and pervasively - not explained, but demonstrated." Sister Wendy Beckett "Stimulating." Stephen Prickett, Times Literary Supplement Read more...

 
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