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Drie eeuwen vaderlandsche gescheid-uitbeelding 1500-1800 [2 vols.]

Waal, Dr. H. van de

Published by Martinus Nijhoff/'s-Gravenhage, Netherlands, 1952
Condition: Very good Hardcover

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Quarto. 2 Vols. 361pp; 250pp. One hundred and twenty pages of plates reproduced at rear of Vol. II. White photo-illlustrated dustjacket over maroon cloth with gold lettering to cover and spine. "Van de Waal was an eloquent teacher, but feared by many of his students. He encouraged them to recognize craftsmanship as the basis of art and expected them to be fully engaged and interested. Van de Waal taught his students to look consciously and attentively at the art work, paying attention to its content, form and function. His Drie eeuwen vaderlandsche geschied-uitbeelding examines Dutch historical iconography of the sixteenth to the eighteenth century in relation to religion, literature, social history, philosophy etc. Essential in his view of visual art was the existence of iconographic groups, constituted by representations thematically related to each other. Jan Bialostocki, described Van de Waal in 1971 as "one of the masters of the study of images" (Dictionary of Art Historians). D/j with discoloration and some light chipping and small tears to edges and spine. Block lightly age-toned, not affecting images. D/j in overall good-, bindings and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 36489

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Title: Drie eeuwen vaderlandsche ...

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff/'s-Gravenhage, Netherlands

Publication Date: 1952

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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