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James Ensor
The Temptation of Saint Anthony

Susan M. Canning, Patrick Florizoone, Nancy Ireson, and Kimberly J. Nichols; With a preface by Herwig Todts

This engaging volume describes the creation and restoration of the extraordinary large-scale drawing The Temptation of Saint Anthony—a work by late 19th-century Belgian artist James Ensor (1860–1949)—on the occasion of its first public showing in more than 60 years. The piece is composed of 51 separate sheets of paper collaged into a hallucinatory social critique and artist’s manifesto. Each sheet of the nearly six-foot-high work is reproduced at actual size, revealing Ensor’s remarkable technique and fertile imagination. Here, Saint Anthony is surrounded not with nature, as customary, but with the moral decay of society. Replete with tiny scenes depicting both sexual temptation and spiritual piety, Enso...


2014   144 pp.  98 color illus., with foldout   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300203912  $35.00 sc

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