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Sight & insight : essays on art and culture in honour of E.H. Gombrich at 85

Author: E H Gombrich; John Onians
Publisher: London : Phaidon Press, 1994.
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A collection of essays written in affectionate tribute to Gombrich.

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Genre/Form: History
études diverses
Named Person: Ernst Hans Gombrich
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E H Gombrich; John Onians
ISBN: 0714829714 9780714829715
OCLC Number: 428028205
Description: 420 p. : ill. (some color), port. ; 25 cm
Contents: No telling, with Tiepolo / Svetlana Alpers --
Fixation and distraction: the nail in Braque's Violin and Pitcher (1910 / Michael Baxandall --
A palaeographer's odyssey / A.C. de la Mare --
Ambiguities of visual imagery in seventeenth-century Sweden /Allan Ellenius --
Fictive painting in twelfth-century Paris / Michael Evans --
Fine art and festivity in Renaissance Venice / Jennifer Fletcher --
Failure of colour / David Freedberg --
Origen, Homilies on Exodus VIII. 3, and its reception / Carlo Ginzburg --
New document about Titian's Pietà / Charles Hope --
Graphic demonstrations of skill in Renaissance and Baroque engravings / Martin Kemp --
Van Dyck's Continence of Scipio as a metaphor of statecraft / David Kunzle --
A seventeenth-century celebration of Plato and Renaissance Florence / Elizabeth McGrath --
The devils under the bridge in the Tribulations of St. Anthony by Hieronymus Bosche / Jean Michel Massing --
Decadence in India / Parth Mitter --
Interpretations of Timanthe's Sacrifice of Iphigenia / Jennifer Montagu --
I wonder ... A short history of amazement / John Onians --
Herder's Plastik / Michael Podro --
Reification and disintegration of sculpture in Rodin and Rilke / Alex Potts --
Observations on early academic theory in France / Thomas. Puttfarken --
A rare bronze kouros and the prehistory of the Devil / Marian Wenzel.
Other Titles: Sight and insight.
Essays on art and culture in honour of E.H. Gombrich at 85.
Responsibility: edited by John Onians.
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