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Forbidden fruit : a history of women and books in art / Christiane Inmann.
Creator:
Inmann, Christiane.
Title:
Forbidden fruit : a history of women and books in art / Christiane Inmann.
Published/Created:
Munich ; Prestel, c2009.
New York : Prestel, c2009.
Physical Description:
216 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
CIE
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215).
Contents:
First steps: from the cradle of civilization to the Middle Ages -- Piety and luxury: women reading in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries -- Connecting with books: the nineteenth century -- Reading becomes art: the twentieth century.
Subject Terms:
Books in art.
Portrait painting -- History.
Women -- Portraits -- History.
Women in art.
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