Illustrated Dictionary of Symbols in Eastern and Western Art by James Hall
English | 26 Mar. 1995 | ISBN: 0064333140 | 256 Pages | PDF | 48 MB
A companion volume to James Halls "Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art", which deals with Christian and Western art, this work includes the art of Egypt, the ancient Near East, Christian and classical Europe, India, and the Far East.
It explores the language of symbols in art, showing how paintings, drawings and sculpture express many shades of meaning from simple, everyday hopes and fears to the profoundest philosophical and religious aspirations.