Book ID: CBB874850334

The Full-Length Mirror: A Global Visual History (2022)

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Beautifully illustrated, a stirring and wide-ranging reflection on art, technology, culture—and the full-length mirror.   This book tells two stories about the full-length mirror. One story, through time and space, crisscrosses the globe to introduce a broad range of historical actors: kings and slaves, artists and writers, merchants and craftsmen, courtesans, and commoners. The other story explores the connections among objects, painting, and photography, the full-length mirror providing a new perspective on historical artifacts and their images in art and visual culture. The Full-Length Mirror represents a new kind of global art history in which “global” is understood in terms of both geography and visual medium, a history encompassing Europe, Asia, and North America, and spanning over two millennia from the fourth century BCE to the early twentieth century.

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Authors & Contributors
Paula Nuttall
John Finlay
Alessandra Popple
Tom Taylor
Alessandro Cecchi
Cristiana Conti
Journals
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
Book History
Publishers
Brill
Routledge
W. W. Norton & Co.
University of Washington Press
Leuven University Press
Leo S. Olschki
Concepts
Art history
Artists
Global history
Technology and culture
Technology and art
Chapels
People
Filippino Lippi
Raphael, Sanzino
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Giotto
Diamond, Hugh Welch
Botticelli, Sandro
Time Periods
Renaissance
Early modern
Modern
Medieval
19th century
15th century
Places
Italy
Florence (Italy)
France
Netherlands
China
Rome (Italy)
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