Organized alphabetically by artist, the author's personal selections for the one thousand greatest paintings in Western art feature full-color reproductions of each work, detailed annotations, information on the artist's style and techniques, and the location where the masterpiece is on display. 35, 000 first printing. Tour.Italy MELISSA Dosso Dossi, with his euphonious name, seems to have been especially attracted to myths in which ... He painted a wonderful Circe, who had turned her lovers into animals, and here he deals with Melissa, who undid such evil works. ... her spells to free heroes from the non-human forms into which they have been bewitched by the sorceress Alcina. ... Enchantment is the key word here; not merely the enchantment of Melissaa#39;s spell, but the enchantment of an evening inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Sister Wendy's one thousand masterpieces|
|Author||:||Wendy Beckett, Patricia Wright|
|Publisher||:||Dk Pub - 1999-10-04|