holiday magic 2018
December 20, 2018
It's time for the yearly Art History Babe holiday menagerie! The history of the menorah, a mystical wild nativity scene, the evolution of Santa Claus, and John Leech's illustrations for A Christmas Carol. Let's get festive y'all.
Featured Artist: Zach Clark
Art & Object
Hancher, Michael. “Reading the Visual Text: ‘A Christmas Carol’”. The Yale University Library Gazette, (October 1999): 21-40.
Seal, Jeremy. Nicholas: The epic journey from Saint to Santa Claus. Bloomsbury, New York & London, 2005.
Solberg, Sarah. “‘Text Dropped into the Woodcuts’: Dickens’ Christmas Books”. Dickens Studies Annual (1980): 103-118.