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By Moshe Barasch

ISBN-10: 0415927420

ISBN-13: 9780415927420

ISBN-10: 0415927439

ISBN-13: 9780415927437

this can be a outstanding research of the way Western tradition has represented blindness, specially in that the majority visible of arts, portray. Moshe Barasch attracts upon not just the span of paintings background from antiquity to the eighteenth century but in addition the classical and biblical traditions that underpin quite a bit of inventive illustration: Blind Homer, the therapeutic of the blind, blind musicians, blindness as punishment, blindness as a distinct mark. The booklet discusses blindness in antiquity, within the Early Christian international, within the heart a long time, and within the Renaissance, with a last attention of Diderot.

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