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Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era

Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era( )
Author: Pestilli, Livio
ISBN:978-1-4724-6978-6
Publication Date:Sep 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $165.00
Book Description:

The presence of the orthopedically impaired body in art is so pervasive that, paradoxically, it has failed to attract the attention of most art historians. In Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era, Livio Pestilli investigates the changing meaning that images of individuals with limited mobility acquired through the centuries. This study evinces that in distinct opposition to the practice of classical artists, who manifested a lack of interest in the subject...
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Book Details
Pages:182
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Pathophysiology
Art / European
Art / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.059 x 9.867 x 0.624 Inches
Book Weight:1.35 Pounds



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