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Figures of speech : picturing proverbs in renaissance Netherlands / Walter S. Gibson.

By: Gibson, Walter S
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010.Description: xv, 236 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780520259546Subject(s): Proverbs in art | Art, Renaissance -- Netherlands | Art, Renaissance -- Belgium | Art, NetherlandishDDC classification: 760/.0446
Contents:
A passion for proverbs -- The proverb portrayed -- From hay to turnips: the curious career of a Bosch invention -- Loquacious pictures: twelve emblematic proverb engravings -- The Battle for the breeches: a proverb in the making.
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Book British Museum
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-228) and index.

A passion for proverbs -- The proverb portrayed -- From hay to turnips: the curious career of a Bosch invention -- Loquacious pictures: twelve emblematic proverb engravings -- The Battle for the breeches: a proverb in the making.