Astrology, Magic, and Alchemy in Art

Astrology, Magic, and Alchemy in Art
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Publisher : Getty Publications
Total Pages : 384
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ISBN-10 : 0892369078
ISBN-13 : 9780892369072
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Book Synopsis Astrology, Magic, and Alchemy in Art by : Matilde Battistini

Download or read book Astrology, Magic, and Alchemy in Art written by Matilde Battistini and published by Getty Publications. This book was released on 2007 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From antiquity to the Enlightenment, astrology, magic, and alchemy were considered important tools to unravel the mysteries of nature and human destiny. In this latest volume in the popular Guide to Imagery series, Battistini presents a careful analysis of occult iconography in many of the great masterpieces of Western art, calling out key features in the illustrations for discussion and interpretation.


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