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EVER SINCE HE DISGUISED HIMSELF AS A SNAKE AND TEMPTED EVE WITH AN APPLE, THE DEVIL HAS BEEN EVERYONE'S FAVORITE VILLIAN. LUCIFER HIMSELF IS THE STAR OF THIS BOOK, WHICH CONTAINS IMAGES OF HIM THROUGHOUT THE HISTORY OF ART. ETCHINGS, WOODCUTS, PAINTINGS, ILLUSTRATIONS, DRAWINGS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AND ADVERTISEMENTS FEATURING OF THE DEVIL, BY THE LIKES OF DA VINCI, BOSCH, PIERRE ...more
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Published July 1st 2006 by Taschen (first published 2003)
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Aug 22, 2008 rated it it was amazing
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Being good and art aware girl I went to my friend's place who share passion for art and instead of idle chitchat I went to the hell ehm the library and had very good time there. The main star of this book is devil, Satan, Lucifer, lord of flies or however you name him. There are statues, paintings, woodcuts, photographs (sadly not of him but of some human wannabies :) ) and other forms of art with common theme ....HIM. It is very interesting to see how the way of portraiting the most hated villa ...more
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Good collections of images!
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Just a buncha pictures/paintings. Not my thing really..but I do like these pics if any.
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Gilles Néret (1933 - August 3, 2005) was a French art critic and historian, journalist and curator. He wrote extensively on the history of erotica.

He organized several art retrospectives in Japan and founded the SEIBU museum and the Wildenstein Gallery in Tokyo. He directed art reviews such as L’Oeil and Connaissance des Arts and received the Elie Faure Prize in 1981 for his publications. Since 1
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