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From the Deep Waters
     

From the Deep Waters

by Toshiyuki Takamiya
 

The lure of the siren, the comeliness of the mermaid, the elegiac beauty of Ophelia — in page after page of captivating paintings by such artists as J.W. Waterhouse, Frederick Lord Leighton, Gustav Klimt, Edward Burne-Jones, and other Pre-Raphaelites, this exquisite volume takes a mystical journey into the deep waters where romantic art flows together with

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The lure of the siren, the comeliness of the mermaid, the elegiac beauty of Ophelia — in page after page of captivating paintings by such artists as J.W. Waterhouse, Frederick Lord Leighton, Gustav Klimt, Edward Burne-Jones, and other Pre-Raphaelites, this exquisite volume takes a mystical journey into the deep waters where romantic art flows together with female enigma and timeless mystery. These sensuous images — many inspired by literary scenes from the likes of Homer's Odyssey, Mallory's Morte d'Arthur, and Tennyson's Lady of Shalott —seduce the eye and beguile the mind, making From the Deep Waters a visual delight and a gift to be treasured.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811814850
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Toshiyuki Takamiya is a professor of literature at Keio University in Japan.

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