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From ancient Egyptian papyrus scrolls to 20th century works: painting's hidden secrets revealed

Is the bride pregnant?

What are clogs doing on a marriage picture?

Why is just one candle burning in the chandelier?

And what does the mirror in the background reveal?

Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen provide answers to these and other questions about world-famous works of art. Guiding our eye to revealing details, they also shed fascinating light on fashions and lifestyles, loves and intrigues, politics and people, and transform our encounter with art into exciting adventure.

"Amazingly informative and readable... An important addition to art history literature."

- The Sanford Herald, United States

Synopsis:

From ancient Egyptian papyrus scrolls to 20th century works: painting's hidden secrets revealed

 

Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen provide answers to these and other questions about world-famous works of art. Guiding our eye to revealing details, they also shed fascinating light on fashions and lifestyles, loves and intrigues, politics and people, and transform our encounter with art into exciting adventure.


About the Author

Rose-Marie Hagen was born in Switzerland and studied history, Romance languages and literature in Lausanne. After further studies in Paris and Florence, she lectured at the American University in Washington D.C. Rainer Hagen was born in Hamburg and graduated in literature and theatre studies in Munich. He later worked for radio and TV, most recently as chief editor of a German public broadcasting service. Together they have produced 15 episodes of the TV series History In Pictures, and collaborated on several TASCHEN titles, including What Great Paintings Say I & II, and Francisco de Goya.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783836515498
Author:
Hagen, Rose-marie
Publisher:
Taschen
Author:
Hagen, Ranier
Author:
Hagen, Rose-Marie
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Go
Series:
Go
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
SET HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
11.20 x 8.10 in 7.10 lb

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From ancient Egyptian papyrus scrolls to 20th century works: painting's hidden secrets revealed

 

Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen provide answers to these and other questions about world-famous works of art. Guiding our eye to revealing details, they also shed fascinating light on fashions and lifestyles, loves and intrigues, politics and people, and transform our encounter with art into exciting adventure.


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