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Flesh and the ideal

Alex Potts

Flesh and the ideal

Winckelmann and the origins of art history

by Alex Potts

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Winckelmann, Johann Joachim, 1717-1768 -- Aesthetics,
  • Winckelmann, Johann Joachim, 1717-1768 -- Influence,
  • Art -- Historiography,
  • Aesthetics, German -- 18th century,
  • Male nude in art,
  • Sculpture, Greek

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlex Potts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7483.W5 P68 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 294 p. :
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1437234M
    LC Control Number93049741

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