The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form / Edition 1

The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form / Edition 1

by Kenneth Clark, Baron Clark, Baron Clark
     
 

From the art of the Greeks to that of Renoir and Moore, this work surveys the ever-changing fashions in what has constituted the ideal nude as a basis of humanist form.

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Overview

From the art of the Greeks to that of Renoir and Moore, this work surveys the ever-changing fashions in what has constituted the ideal nude as a basis of humanist form.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691017884
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1972
Series:
A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
583
Sales rank:
725,297
Product dimensions:
7.45(w) x 9.82(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface, vii,
Acknowledgments, ix,
List of Illustrations, xiii,
I. THE NAKED AND THE NUDE, 3,
II. APOLLO, 30,
III. VENUS I, 71,
IV. VENUS II, 118,
V. ENERGY, 173,
VI. PATHOS, 225,
VII. ECSTASY, 273,
VIII. THE ALTERNATIVE CONVENTION, 308,
IX. THE NUDE AS AN END IN ITSELF, 348,
Notes, 371,
List of Works Cited, 415,
Index, 423,

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