Considered to be a master of the essay, Meyer Schapiro (1904-1996) was a prolific art historian and critic who taught at Columbia University for over forty years.
Words, Script, & Pictures
The Semiotics of Visual Language
by Meyer Schapiro
Hardcover, 199 pages
ISBN 13: 978-0807614167
$30.00 (Can $34.95)
Essays describe how the illustration of texts has changed since the eighteenth century and how text itself has interacted with visual art.