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Author Panofsky, Erwin, 1892-1968.

Title Meaning in the visual arts : papers in and on art history / by Erwin Panofsky.

Imprint Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, c1955.


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Description xviii, 362 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Series Doubleday anchor books A59
Bibliography Bibliography: p. vi-x. Bibliographical footnotes.
Contents Introduction: The history of art as a humanistic discipline -- Iconography and iconology: an introduction to the study of Renaissance art -- The history of the theory of human proportions as a reflection of the history of styles -- Abbot Suger of St.-Denis -- Titian's Allegory of Prudence: a postscript -- The first page of Giorgio Vasari's "Libro": a study on the Gothic style in the judgment of the Italian Renaissance, with an excursus on two façade designs by Domenico Beccafumi -- Albrecht Dürer and classical antiquity, with an excursus on the illustrations of Apianus' "Inscriptiones" in relation to Dürer -- Et in Arcadia ego: Poussin and the elegiac tradition -- Epilogue: Three decades of art history in the United States: impressions of a transplanted European.
Subject Art.

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