A School of Dolphins

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Thames & Hudson, May 5, 2009 - Art - 224 pages
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There has never been an art book devoted to these beautiful and intelligent animals, although they have figured in Western iconography for more than two thousand years as religious and political symbols and as paradigms of grace. Charles Avery rectifies the oversight with an endearing book that combines charm, intellectual scholarship, and serious art history.

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SCHOOL OF DOLPHINS

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Avery (Giambologna) offers a "survey of the dolphin in Western Art," the first art book dedicated to this animal. The cover beautifully conveys the content, with a detail from Raphael's Renaissance ... Read full review

Contents

MYTHS LEGENDS CT THE ORIGINS
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II
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IV
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