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Creator:
Zwingenberger, Jeanette.
Title(s):

The shadow of death in the work of Hans Holbein the Younger / Jeanette Zwingenberger.

Additional Title(s):

Holbein the Younger

Published/Created:
London : Parkstone Press, [1999]
Physical Description:
175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 33 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NJ18.H69 A15 A53 1999 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-175).
Subject Terms:
Death in art.
Holbein, Hans (1497-1543).
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543.
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543.
Holbein, Hans, 1497-1543. Ambassadors.
Morte.
Peintres -- Allemagne -- 16e siècle -- Biographies.
Pintura -- Século 16 -- Alemanha.
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  • Introduction : Holbein's life
  • The evolution of The ambassadors
  • Possible artistic sources
  • Juxtaposition of image and text
  • A still life of scientific instruments
  • The anamorphosis of the skull
  • The significant shadow
  • Secular and spiritual time in The ambassadors
  • Sir Thomas More's Utopia
  • The dance of death
  • The intellectualism of Holbein the artist.