PARET, P: Imagined Battles: Reflections of War in European Art

Book Cover. Imagined Battles: Reflections of War in European ArtParet, Peter. Imagined Battles: Reflections of War in European Art. The University of North Carolina Press, 1997. ISBN: 9780807823569. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30253) $15.00

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Beautifully illustrated, primarily in black and white. Peter Paret discusses forty-seven paintings and prints as complex documents of war in Europe since the Renaissance and as examples of the artist’s use of war as a metaphor for the human condition. The images include works by such major artists as Uccello, Gericault, and Dix as well as academic history paintings and popular prints. 128p. Index.

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