Illustrated Dictionary Of Symbols In Eastern And Western Art (Icon Editions)

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A companion volume to James Hall's perennial seller Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art, which deals with the subject of Christian and Western art, the present volume includes the art of Egypt, the ancient Near East, Christian and classical Europe, India and the Far East. Hall explores the language of symbols in art, showing how paintings, drawings, and sculpture express many shades of meaning from simple, everyday hopes and fears to the profoundest philosophical and religious aspirations. The book explains and interprets symbols from many cultures, and over 600 illustrations clarify and complement the text.

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This admirable guide treads a sure-footed path through this minefield and will be invaluable to scholars and to all those interested in the subject. ( Apollo)

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