The Verbal & the Visual
Essays in Honor of
William Sebastian Heckscher

Edited by Karl-Ludwig Selig
& Elizabeth Sears

Elizabeth Sears

Foreword

ix

Bibliography of the Recent Works of William Sebastian Heckscher

xiii

1.

Frank Baron

From Witchcraft to Doctor Faustus

1

2.

Jan Bialostocki

The Dichotomy of Good and Evil in the Visual Arts

23

3.

Virginia W. Callahan

The Erasmus-Hercules Equation in the Emblems of Alciati

41

4.

Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann

Arcimboldo’s Serious Jokes: “Mysterious but Long Meaning”

59

5.

Lubomir Konecny

L’accord interrompu”: An Emblematic Source for Mathieu Le Nain

87

6.

Carl Nordenfalk

The Sense of Touch in Art

109

7.

Martin Ostwald

On Interpreting Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus

133

8.

Charles Parkhurst

Roger Bacon on Color: Sources, Theories, and Influence

151

9.

Karl-Ludwig Selig

Don Quixote and the Game of Chess

203

10.

Egon Verheyen

The Triumphal Arch on the Lido: On the Reliability of Eyewitness Accounts

213

11.

Michael Vickers

Wandering Stones: Venice, Constantinople, and Athens

225

Index

249




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