Heaven and Hell in Western Art 1st Edition

Hughes, Robert


Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson
Place Published: London
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1968
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: 4to

Illustrated study of the themes of Heaven and Hell in Western Art, referencing The Garden of Eden, Poussin and Watteau, Medieval Theory of the Cosmos, The Mandorla, The Imagery of Hell, The Dark Wood, The Nine Circles of Hell, The Devil; copiously illustrated in b&w and with full-page colour plates; an early title by Robert Hughes; former owner’s name to front pastedown, endpapers and prelims foxed, stains to text block, o.w. Very Good throughout; boards rubbed and spotted; dustwrapper edgeworn and rubbed, some wear to head and tail of spine.

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