Edited by David Bindman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
This series, The Image of the Black in Western Art is the culmination of a research project originally instituted by the major art patron, Dominique de Menil. Her collaboration on this significant project with Harvard University Press and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African-American Research is unprecedented.
Volume II Part 1, From the Early Christian Era to the "Age of Discovery": From Demonic Threat to the Incarnation of Sainthood
This survey gleans illuminating information on the African figure in art from the Early Christian era to the fourteenth century.
- 336 pages
- 168 color illustrations, 15 halftones, 2 maps
- 9.75 x 11 inches
- New Edition; published 2010