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Lifson, Benjamin

Overview
Works: 3 works in 6 publications in 1 language and 464 library holdings
Genres: Illustrated works  Biography  Biographies  Art 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: ND1432.E85, 755.4
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Most widely held works by Benjamin Lifson
The Old Testament through 100 masterpieces of art by Régis Debray( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accompanying each painting [illustrated in the volume] is a concise retelling of the Old Testament story that inspired the work. Many of the images are also supported by a brief commentary on how the episode is traditionally depicted, offering an introduction to the understanding and interpretation of biblical art"--Jacket
The New Testament through 100 masterpieces of art by Régis Debray( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accompanying each painting [illustrated in the volume] is a concise retelling of the New Testament story that inspired the work. Many of the images are also supported by a brief commentary on how the episode is traditionally depicted, offering an introduction to the understanding and interpretation of biblical art"--Jacket
Gustave Moreau : magic and symbols by Geneviève Lacambre( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gustave Moreau was one of the most influential painters of the 19th century, yet he is little known today. Teacher of Henri Matisse and Georges Rouault, he created a world of glittering, bejeweled illusion and mystery in his art. His complex, decorative style united a passion for mythology and mysticism with exquisite craftsmanship, and inspired a generation of Symbolist painters, poets, and writers, among them Proust, Mallarme, and the English Pre-Raphaelites. In his elusive, shadowed universe, compounded of dreams, memories, fragments of poetry, and ancient myths, Salome dances, Oedipus confronts the Sphinx, and Orpheus, master of music, sets his lyre singing
 
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The Old Testament through 100 masterpieces of art
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