The nude : a study in ideal form / Kenneth Clark.

Title: 
The nude : a study in ideal form / Kenneth Clark.

Warning message

Important Note

The Corning Museum of Glass is temporarily closed as we do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19. All previously scheduled classes, events, and programs are cancelled until further notice.

Author/Artist: 
Clark, Kenneth, 1903-1983.
Publisher: 
[Princeton, N.J.] : Princeton University Press, 1990, c1956.
Description: 
xxi, 458 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
142103
Find this in the library
Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
No call number available
Notes: 
Eighth printing.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [415]-421).
"From the art of the Greeks to that of Renoir and Moore, this work surveys the ever-changing fashions in what has constituted the ideal nude as a basis of humanist form."--Publisher's description.
Contents: 
The naked and the nude --
Apollo --
Venus I --
Venus II --
Energy --
Pathos --
Ecstasy --
Alternative convention --
The nude as an end in itself.
ISBN: 
0691017883
9780691017884
Series: 
A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts ; 2.
Bollingen series ; 35.
The A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts ; 2
Bollingen series ; 35