Tomb Sculpture Four Lectures on Its Changing Aspects from Ancient Egypt to Bernini
In 1956 art historian Panofsky gave four incisive lectures at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University which were subsequently published (in 1964) accompanied by 446 b&w photos illustrative of the text. His subject is death, and his discourse draws on many adjacent disciplines (classical and oriental archaeology, Egyptology, the history of religion and superstition, philology, and several others). This reissue includes a brief new foreword. 9.75×11.75″ Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.