Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1976. Hardcover. VG- (Slight soiling and wear to dj, which holds loosely onto the book; former owner name and year on first page; edges of book block may be tanning slightly; page surfaces are clear.). Tan cloth, white & illus. DJ. xi, 352 pp. 385 bw and color plates. The first volume of a set that ended up consisting of a total of five parts and ten books. This series "traces the development of an Occidental image of the black and through it delineates the iconography of the black as king, slave and saint. The subject under study is an Occidental cultural phenomenon manifested in the plastic arts of forty centuries." This specific book "concerns itself with the representations of the black in Egyptian, Kushite, Greek, and Roman art." (dj) Highly illustrated. Much to see and consider, here. (Inventory #: 156164)
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