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Inhaltsangabe: A companion volume to Art and Illusion, The Image & the Eye provides a comprehensive and intriguing overview of art and our perception of its different dimensions. In a series of landmark papers and lectures, Professor Gombrich presents his thoughts and arguments on subjects as diverse as the tricks of photography with perspective, the problems of expressing emotion through art and how pictorial representation can alter the way in which we see the world. Like any work from Gombrich's vast oeuvre, these masterly pieces display a lively curiosity and an infectious enthusiasm for understanding the challenges presented by art.
Über den Autor: Ernst Gombrich was one of the greatest and least conventional art historians of his age, achieving fame and distinction in three separate spheres: as a scholar, as a popularizer of art, and as a pioneer of the application of the psychology of perception to the study of art. His best-known book, The Story of Art - first published 50 years ago and now in its sixteenth edition - is one of the most influential books ever written about art. His books further include The Sense of Order (1979) and The Preference for the Primitive (2002), as well as a total of 11 volumes of collected essays and reviews. Gombrich was born in Vienna in 1909 and died in London in November 2001. He came to London in 1936 to work at the Warburg Institute, where he eventually became Director from 1959 until his retirement in 1976. He won numerous international honours, including a knighthood, the Order of Merit and the Goethe, Hegel and Erasmus prizes. Gifted with a powerful mind and prodigious memory, he was also an outstanding communicator, with a clear and forceful prose style. His works are models of good art-historical writing, and reflect his humanism and his deep and abiding concern with the standards and values of our cultural heritage.
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Buchbeschreibung Phaidon Press Ltd, UK, 1982. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. 320 pages. Paperback in very good condition with minor edge wear and slight creaseing to spine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 002309
Buchbeschreibung Phaidon, Oxford, first collected edition, 1982, 1982. Cloth, 8vo, 25 cm, 320 pp, 253 ills. Previous owner's circular blindstamp on front free endpaper and at end of preface, otherwise Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-39769
Buchbeschreibung Phaidon, Oxford, 1982. Buchzustand: Very Good. 320p hardback, blue dustjacket with tear to bottom corner, clean and firm copy, first edition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 182460
Buchbeschreibung Phaidon Press, Oxford, 1982. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. VG+/VG copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 014850
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Buchbeschreibung Phaidon Press Ltd, 1982. Hardback. Buchzustand: Very Good+. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage for international shipping.; DJ slightly tarnished, spine sunned, unprice clipped; black boards, silver titling, corners sharp; text unmarked, pages slightly age tonned, B/W plates, tightly bound. ; 9.76 X 6.85 X 1.34 inches; 320 pages. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 27694
Buchbeschreibung Phaidon Pr, 1982. Hardback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good+. ~ No ownership marks. Dustwrapper very lightly faded on spine and price-clipped. Size: 320pp, 253 illus. Binding tight, text unmarked. Buchnummer des Verkäufers XX0620