An Inquiry Into the Symbolical Language of Ancient Art and Mythology
This influential work of 1818 by dilettante and critic Richard Payne Knight (1751 1824) has stood the test of time. The study investigates the sexual symbolism of the art of different religions, providing a key to the mythology of the ancients and fostering a clear understanding of the canons and principles of art. An eminent art historian, collector and textual critic, Kn...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published May 19th 2011 by Cambridge University Press
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