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In the Name of the Son: The Life of Jesus in Art, from the Nativity to the Passion

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How artists from Giotto to Caravaggio have written a visual biography of Christ through the finest masterpieces in the history of art. In the Name of the Son approaches figurative art through the lens of the greatest mystery of mankind: the life of Jesus Christ. From the late medieval period through the Renaissance and the Baroque era, the task of conferring an image onto Christ-whose physical aspect was never described in Scripture-fell to artists, who depicted him at every stage of life and in a multitude of roles. In ...

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In the Name of the Son: The Life of Jesus in Art, from the Nativity to the Passion
2014, Rizzoli Ex Libris, New York

ISBN-13: 9780847843893

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