Book #26411

The Body in the Cast - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Katherine Hall Page
Book #26411 The Body in the Cast - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Katherine Hall Page.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993.
ISBN: 0312097557

A handsome first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with minor soiling to fore edge in alike dust jacket with light edgewear.

In The Body in the Cast, Page provides aunique and insightful exploration of the human body in art. She takes readers on a journey through the history of art, from prehistoric cave paintings to the present, examining how the body has been depicted and how it has influenced the development of art. Chapters explore art from a variety of perspectives, including religious devotion, medical knowledge, and eroticism.

The Body in the Cast is an enlightening and entertaining look at the human body in art. Page provides an in-depth exploration of how the body has been depicted and how it has influenced the development of art, from prehistoric cave paintings to the present. This lively and accessible book is an essential resource for anyone interested in art history, cultural studies, or the body in general.; A Faith Sibley Fairchild Mystery; 8vo; 276 pages.

Price: $42.00