Small People – Great Art / Restricted growth from an artistic and medical viewpoint.
Hamm, Artcolor Verlag, 1994. 24.5 cm x 22.5 cm. 324 pages. Illustrated with 116 full-colour plates. Original, illustrated Hardcover. Excellent, close to new condition with only minor signs of external wear.
A catalogue presenting a collection of paintings and sculptures of people of smaller stature together with essays on the medical and psychological aspects by doctors and paediatricians and from an historical perspective.
Listing Bronzes of the Florentine school as well as Copper engravings by Georg Philipp Harsdoerffer etc.
Chapters include, for example: Restricted growth in art / Restricted growth in the history of medicine / Dwarfs in myth and legend / Pygmies in Africa / etc. With an index of small people and artists.