Power and Beauty

Power and Beauty

by Georges Duby, Michelle Perrot
     
 
From antiquity to the present day, women have been represented in art in many guises---to characterize their beauty, their power as goddesses or monarchs, their religious fervor, their sexuality, their motherhood---and these images offer a fascinating insight into the history of women. This book is a study of the images of women which have been created by artists of

Overview

From antiquity to the present day, women have been represented in art in many guises---to characterize their beauty, their power as goddesses or monarchs, their religious fervor, their sexuality, their motherhood---and these images offer a fascinating insight into the history of women. This book is a study of the images of women which have been created by artists of many cultures over the centuries.

This book is a unique contribution to the iconography of women, and a beautiful collection of images of women drawn from the whole range of their experiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780737227321
Publication date:
03/06/1995
Pages:
192

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