Horses - History-Myth-Art - HB

Horses - History-Myth-Art - HB
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ISBN: 9780674023239Format: Hard BackSeries: ArtPages: 192Author: Johns, CatherineAge Group: AdultSize: 22 x 22
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Equitainment's Comments

As soon as Jody showed me this book I just had to buy it. I love researching the history of the horse and this book had pictures of artifacts and art that are very old. Catherine(author) goes into a lot of thought and details but not in such length that your bored with it.

Beautifully illustrated and well set out book, I dont think this book will ever age and wow I have a First Edition to keep which is a lovely bonus.


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In this beautifully illustrated book, Catherine Johns explores the horse in art from the ancient world to the modern era.

The themes are presented in stunning four-colour illustrations that trace our perceptions of the horse through time and space, and convey the wide variety of images that have been created of this magnificent creature: in colossal and life-sized sculpture, in paintings, and in minuscule form on coins, gems, and jewelry: and from the world of ancient Greece, and Rome to the arts of India, Africa, China and Japan.

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