Item Number: 144578
Title: Die Bildsprache MICHELANGELOS
Author: Wind, Edgar
Record created on 02/10/2017
Description: Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016. 23cm., pbk., 128pp., 35 illus. German text.
Summary: Art historian and philosopher Edgar Wind completed his monograph on Michelangeloís Sistine Chapel ceiling frescos in 1936. Adopting a methodological approach developed by Aby Warburg, who was Windís colleague in Hamburg, he analyzed Michelangeloís choice of themes. Although the work was complete, it was never published, and is presented now for the first time in printed form, accompanied by an extensive editorís postscript.
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