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School of Dolphins

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ISBN-10: 0500238618

ISBN-13: 9780500238615

Edition: 2009

Authors: Charles Avery

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Dolphins have long featured in Western art as religious and political symbols, but never before has there been an art book devoted to these beautiful and intelligent animals until now. Published to celebrate the sixtieth Anniversary of the founding of Thames & Hudson for whom the dolphin has special significance this endearing little volume combines charm, intellectual scholarship and serious art history. The subject proves to be surprisingly rich and has been largely neglected by specialists in iconography, mythology, symbolism and art. The illustrations are equally various, showing dolphins not only inspiring artists over several millennia, but miraculously surviving almost unchanged from…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 6/23/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Charles Avery is a specialist in European sculpture, particularly Italian, French, English, and Flemish. He was Deputy Keeper of Sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum and a Director of Christie�s, and is now an independent historian, consultant, writer, and lecturer. He lives in England.