The Face of Jesus

The Face of Jesus

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by Edward Lucie-Smith, Scala Group Staff
     
 

The most iconic face in art over the past 2,000 years has been that of Jesus. As the central figure in Christianity, he has been a source of comfort and support to followers around the world. In The Face of Jesus, art historian Edward Lucie-Smith traces Jesus’s life through famous works of art, both ancient and modern, by such artists as Piero della

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Overview

The most iconic face in art over the past 2,000 years has been that of Jesus. As the central figure in Christianity, he has been a source of comfort and support to followers around the world. In The Face of Jesus, art historian Edward Lucie-Smith traces Jesus’s life through famous works of art, both ancient and modern, by such artists as Piero della Francesca, Leonardo da Vinci, El Greco, Rembrandt, Georges Rouault, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Covering Jesus’s life from birth to crucifixion, and finally to resurrection, The Face of Jesus is a beautiful collection of more than 300 images gathered in an accessible and intimate format.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781419700804
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2011
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
720,705
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
Up to 18 Years

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