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From the Deep Waters

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The lure of the siren, the comeliness of the mermaid, the elegiac beauty of Ophelia — in page after page of captivating paintings by such artists as J.W. Waterhouse, Frederick Lord Leighton, Gustav Klimt, Edward Burne-Jones, and other Pre-Raphaelites, this exquisite volume takes a mystical journey into the deep waters where romantic art flows together with female enigma and timeless mystery. These sensuous images — many inspired by literary scenes from the likes of Homer's Odyssey, Mallory's Morte d'Arthur, and Tennyson's "Lady of Shalott" — seduce the eye and beguile the mind, making From the Deep Waters a visual delight and a gift to be treasured.

About the Author

Toshiyuki Takamiya is a professor of literature at Keio University in Japan.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811814850
Author:
Takamiya, Toshiyuki
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Painting
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Painting - Other Specific Subjects
Subject:
Women in art
Subject:
Women in literature
Subject:
Painting -- Themes, motives.
Subject:
Women -- Mythology -- Pictorial works.
Subject:
Painting - General
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Human Figure
Subject:
General Photography
Series Volume:
104-366
Publication Date:
19970101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
110
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 1 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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