Budapest: Verlag der Ungarischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1956. Hardcover. 2 vols. Gray cloth, olive & illus. dust jackets, 543, 621 pp., many BW illus. tipped in. G (Few pencilings, corners of books are bumped, djs fit loosely & show wear & are thus susceptible to more of the same; pages of both vols. look & feel a tad warped but lie flat and don't seem to have sustained water damage; the tipped in illus. are good.). Item #136175
Text is in German. An exploration of Baroque art themes in iconography from the 17th and 18th centuries. The compiler identified nearly 1000 themes. Vol. 1 deals with the more religious ones, and Vol. 2 attends to the more secular ones. Occasional visual examples have been tipped in as needed. A comprehensive resource if ever there was one.
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