The Use of Fantasy by European Artists from 1250 to 1650 A.D.

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The use of fantasy by the artists of the period 1250-1650 A.D. will be discussed under five categories. 1. Fantasy was used by artists in religious paintings, which served as a visual book to be viewed by the people. The artist used fantasy to show or illustrate events or miracles which could not be logically explained. 2. Fantasy was used by the artists to portray Greek and Roman mythological subjects and events. 3. Fantasy was used by the artists to present allegorical figures and ideas. 4. Fantasy was used to illustrated dreams or visions. 5. Finally, fantasy was used to ... continued below

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v, 69 leaves: ill.

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Polk, Annabell May 1964.

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The use of fantasy by the artists of the period 1250-1650 A.D. will be discussed under five categories. 1. Fantasy was used by artists in religious paintings, which served as a visual book to be viewed by the people. The artist used fantasy to show or illustrate events or miracles which could not be logically explained. 2. Fantasy was used by the artists to portray Greek and Roman mythological subjects and events. 3. Fantasy was used by the artists to present allegorical figures and ideas. 4. Fantasy was used to illustrated dreams or visions. 5. Finally, fantasy was used to create and present all kinds of fantastic creatures and monsters of the subconscious or dream world.

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Polk, Annabell. The Use of Fantasy by European Artists from 1250 to 1650 A.D., thesis, May 1964; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc163857/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .