Symbols and Allegories in Art
Symbols and Allegories in Art
Symbols and Allegories in Art
Symbols and Allegories in Art

Symbols and Allegories in Art

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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!

  • Written by Matilde Battistini
  • Paperback edition
  • Getty Publication
  • 384 Pages
  • Dimensions: 13.34 x 2.54 x 19.69 cm
  • ISBN: 9780892368181