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Land of symbols: Where myth, death, and desire reignIt was in France and Belgium, the cradles of literary Symbolism, that Symbolist painting was born. In the late 19th century, painters such as Gustave Moreau and Odilon Redon rejected realism, naturalism, and impressionism to express instead the emotion or idea. In place of Monet s light-suffused landscapes or the frank working-class subjects of Courbet came imaginary dream scenes of psychological, sexual, and mystical content.This generously sized book explores the ...

Symbolism 2006, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822850329

25th Anniversary edition


Symbolism 1999, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822870303


Symbolism 1997, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822885703

Trade paperback

Symbolism 1995, Taschen

ISBN-13: 9783822893241