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Description: Annunciation
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Description: Images and Identity in Fifteenth-Century Florence
So advised Paolo da Certaldo in his mid-fourteenth-century book of behavioral guidance. Though the spiritual gaze might seem awkwardly bifocal, with one eye raised and the other lowered, the injunction rests on great authority.
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.177-226

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