The Image of the Black in Western Art Volume II Part 2: Africans in the Christian Ordinance of the World

The Image of the Black in Western Art Volume II Part 2: Africans in the Christian Ordinance of the World

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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 2: From the Early Christian Era to the "Age of Discovery": Africans in the Christian Ordinance of the World

 

A continuation of the previous volume, this one focuses on the image of the Black Magis, featured in the "Adoration of the Magi" tableaux from Medieval to Renaissance masters.

  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • 259 color illustrations, 20 halftones
  • 9.75 x 11 inches
  • New edition; published 2010


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