The “Riddle of the Artist” as a Sociological Phenomenon
Historical Accounts concerning the Artist
Anecdotes about Artists, and Some Biographical Motifs
The Artist’s Youth
The Discovery of Talent as a Mythological Motif
Deus artifexdivino artista
The Work of Art as a Copy of Reality
The Image as Magic
The Envy of the Gods
His Virtuosity
The Artist and the Public
Life and Works
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