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Art of Poverty: Cb: Irony and Ideal in Sixteenth-Century Beggar Imagery

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Art of Poverty: Cb: Irony and Ideal in Sixteenth-Century Beggar Imagery - Nichols, Tom
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`The art of poverty` is the first book in English to analyse depictions of beggars in sixteenth-century European art. It develops a striking thesis, arguing that such images largely conformed to two paradoxical, though complimentary, traditions: the one ironising, the other idealising.

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Art of Poverty: Cb: Irony and Ideal in Sixteenth-Century Beggar Imagery 2007, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719075827

Hardcover