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The Resource Too beautiful to picture : Zeuxis, myth, and mimesis, Elizabeth C. Mansfield

Too beautiful to picture : Zeuxis, myth, and mimesis, Elizabeth C. Mansfield

Label
Too beautiful to picture : Zeuxis, myth, and mimesis
Title
Too beautiful to picture
Title remainder
Zeuxis, myth, and mimesis
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth C. Mansfield
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few tales of artistic triumph can rival the story of Zeuxis. As firstreported by Cicero and Pliny, the painter Zeuxis set out to portrayHelen of Troy, but when he realized that a single model could not matchHelens beauty, he combined the best features of five different models. A primer on mimesis in art making, the Zeuxis myth also illustratesambivalence about the ability to rely on nature as a model for idealform
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mansfield, Elizabeth
Dewey number
701
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N7760
LC item number
.M26 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
N7760
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zeuxis
  • Art and mythology
  • Mimesis in art
  • Narrative art
  • Zeuxis
  • ART
  • ART
  • Art and mythology
  • Mimesis in art
  • Narrative art
Label
Too beautiful to picture : Zeuxis, myth, and mimesis, Elizabeth C. Mansfield
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-211) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Myth and Mimesis in western art history -- Art history as myth -- The Zeuxis myth -- Myth and Mimesis in the Renaissance -- Painting (like) Zeuxis -- Zeuxis in the academy -- Women artists and the Zeuxis myth -- Painting in the philosophical brothel -- Zeuxis in the operating room: Orlan's carnal art -- Conclusion: Zeuxis selecting models and the cultural unconscious
Control code
182775973
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816698165
Lccn
2006027681
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbsc9p
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182775973
Label
Too beautiful to picture : Zeuxis, myth, and mimesis, Elizabeth C. Mansfield
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-211) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Myth and Mimesis in western art history -- Art history as myth -- The Zeuxis myth -- Myth and Mimesis in the Renaissance -- Painting (like) Zeuxis -- Zeuxis in the academy -- Women artists and the Zeuxis myth -- Painting in the philosophical brothel -- Zeuxis in the operating room: Orlan's carnal art -- Conclusion: Zeuxis selecting models and the cultural unconscious
Control code
182775973
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816698165
Lccn
2006027681
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbsc9p
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182775973

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