The Image of Christ: The Catalogue of the Exhibition Seeing Salvation

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The Image of Christ expresses the view that modern secular audiences can engage with the masterpieces of Christian art at an emotional as well as a purely aesthetic or historical level. This book aims to help the viewer understand these pictures by focusing attention on the purpose for which they were made, and explores what they might have meant to their original viewers. The authors trace how a recognizable image of Christ evolved, starting with the earliest symbols and metaphorical images such as the Sheperd, the Lamb ...

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The Image of Christ: The Catalogue of the Exhibition Seeing Salvation
2011, National Gallery London, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781857092929

This Is a Reissue of a Book Originally Publd in 2000 edition

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