The Guide to Imagery series introduces readers to the important visual vocabulary of Western Art
-The opening page of each entry summarizes essential information about the subject or event depicted.
-A brief description at the beginning of an entry recounts the basic characteristics of the subject.
-Each entry explores its respective theme's significance in art history and includes full-page reproductions.
-The introductory text for each subject is concisley presented on a single page.
-Every page displays an image for ease of reference.
-Image captions identify each work's creator, title, date, and present location.
-Subtle lines point out details in the artwork for description and discussion.
-The book's appendixes include indexes of artists and of symbols and allegories for easy cross-referencing, as well as a list of literary sources and a bibliography.
The essential book to have for those studying art history!