In the 1960s, art patron Dominique de Menil founded an image archive showing the ways that people of African descent have been represented in Western art. Highlights from her collection appeared in three large-format volumes that quickly became collectorAce(tm)s items. A half-century later, Harvard University Press and the Du Bois Institute are proud to publish a complete set of ten sumptuous books, including new editions of the original volumes and two additional ones. The new edition of From the Pharaohs to the Fall of the Roman Empire offers a comprehensive look at the fascinating and controversial subject of the representation of black people in the ancient world. Classic essays by distinguished scholars are aptly contextualized by Jeremy TannerAce(tm)s new introduction, which guides the reader through enormous changes in the field in the wake of the AceoeBlack AthenaAce story.that in constructing monstrosities, Bosch must make himself the Other; hence, again, his potentially sinister name. ... Scholars have identified the subject either as King David receiving water from three mighty men (2 Sam. ... 132 But the tablet- shaped gift given by the kneeling figure fits neither biblical episode, leading again to the suspicion that the ... the Queen of Sheba visiting King Solomon ( 1 Kings 10, another Old Testament type of the Epiphany) and the sacrifice of Manoah (Judg.
|Title||:||The Image of the Black in Western Art: From the "Age of Discovery" to the Age of Abolition : artists of the Renaissance and Baroque|
|Author||:||David Bindman, Henry Louis Gates, Karen C. C. Dalton|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2010|