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Graven Images: New England Stonecarving and Its Symbols, 1650-1815

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In Puritan New England, with its abiding concern for things not of this world and its distrust of forms and ceremonies, one art flourished: the symbolic art of mortuary monument stonecarvers. This carefully researched, beautifully illustrated work was the first to consider this art in depth as a meaningful aesthetic-spiritual expression. It is reissued for today s readers, ...more
Paperback, 532 pages
Published February 28th 2000 by Wesleyan (first published January 1st 2000)
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