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Neumann, Erich

Art and the creative unconscious. Four essays. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim.

London, Routledge & Kegan Paul 1959.

Reference: 14373
Price: £14 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. (10) + 232pp, 7 photo plates, , 3 text ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper (the wrapper a little abraded at outer margins). A review slip from the publisher loosely inserted. Brian Housden’s copy.

The key essay here is the first, in which Neumann (1905-1960), a Jungian psychologist, discusses the artistic achievement of Leonardo da Vinci in terms of Leonardo’s “mother archetype”.