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History of Ideas and Images in Italian Art Paperback – 23 Mar 1995

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  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: John Murray; New edition edition (23 Mar. 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0719555558
  • ISBN-13: 978-0719555558
  • Product Dimensions: 15.7 x 23.2 x 2.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,471,533 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"It is marvellous bedside reading" -- Country Life

"James Hall writes with clarity and authority, and ... his book is a pleasure to read." -- Royal Society of Arts Journal

"an extremely useful reference volme that is also very readable." Anthony Powell -- Daily Telegraph

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This reference looks at art history form the point of view of the subject matter of works of art. The questions the author asks are what? and why?, rather than how?. The book shows the social customs, beliefs and aspirations that often formed the context in which works of art were conceived.

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