History and Its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past

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Over the last four centuries, historians have increasingly turned to images in their attempts to understand and visualize the past. In this wide-ranging and engrossing book, a distinguished art historian surveys the various ways that they have adopted for making use of this material, and he examines the specific objects that became available to them through excavation, the creation of private collections and public museums, easier means of travel, and the startling displacements brought about by vandalism and art ...

History and Its Images: Art and the Interpretation of the Past 1993, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300055405

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