Here I Stand by Norris Kelly Smith

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This study of perspective in Western painting explores the manner in which pictorial space embodies both social and ethical meaning. The author argues that Renaissance painters developed perspective not only as a technical matter, but also to declare a stand in relation to church and state.
 

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Betty S. Travitsky, archivist at the College of Staten Island, CUNY, is editor of The Paradise of Women. Anne Lake Prescott is professor of English at Barnard College and the author of Imagining Rabelais in the English Renaissance.
 
Published October 15, 1994 by Columbia University Press. 191 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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