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Likeness and Presence : A History of the Image before the Era of Art
Likeness and Presence A History of the Image before the Era of Art
Author: Hans Belting
Before the Renaissance and Reformation, holy images were treated not as — "art" but as objects of veneration which possessed the tangible presence — of the Holy. In this magisterial book, Hans Belting traces the long — history of the sacral image and its changing role in European culture. — Likeness and Presence looks at the beliefs, supersti...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780226042152
ISBN-10: 0226042154
Publication Date: 1/15/1997
Pages: 676
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Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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