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Creator:
Mansfield, Elizabeth, 1965-
Title(s):

Too beautiful to picture : Zeuxis, myth, and Mimesis / Elizabeth C. Mansfield.

Published/Created:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
xxi, 232 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N7760 .M27 2007 (LC)
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Table of contents only
Publisher description
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art and mythology.
Mimesis in art.
Narrative art.
Zeuxis, 5th cent. B.C.
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  • Myth and Mimesis in western art history
  • Art history as myth
  • Zeuxis myth
  • Myth and Mimesis in the Renaissance
  • Painting (like) Zeuxis
  • Zeuxis in the academy
  • Women artists and the Zeuxis myth
  • Painting in the philosophical brothel
  • Zeuxis in the operating room: Orlan's carnal art
  • Conclusion: Zeuxis selecting models and the cultural unconscious.