The lives of paintings presence, agency and likeness in Venetian art of the sixteenth century /

"As this book shows, paintings in 16th-century Venice were often treated as living beings. On the basis of case studies, its author offers a detailed examination of the agency paintings and other two-dimensional images could exert. Grounded in the theoretical literature on the agency of materia...

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Author / Creator: Kessel, Elsje van (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Imprint: Boston : De Gruyter, 2017.
Series:Studien aus dem Warburg-Haus ; 18
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Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
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