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The Death Sentence

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Description: Storytelling in Christian Art from Giotto to Donatello
The narrative cycles which are the subject of this book constituted a public art treating major religious, ethical and even legal issues through the depiction of biblical stories...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.39-83
Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume II: From the Early Christian Era to...
The development of the image of the black in nonimperial Europe differed from the evolution we have so far studied. We have seen that in the empire the image developed mainly within the confines of heraldry and typology. The rest of Europe was traversed by two conflicting currents—the one traditional, with its stereotypes, the other realistic, with its concrete images derived from contact...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.83-152

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