Book
Dutch

De tijd der goden : in de voetsporen van Odysseus

Roloff Beny (author), George Chapman (author), John Lindsay Opie (author)
Title
De tijd der goden : in de voetsporen van Odysseus / Roloff Beny ; introducties door George Chapman en aantekeningen door John Lindsay Opie ; bewerkt door Willem Enzinck
Author
Roloff Beny George Chapman John Lindsay Opie
Adapter
Willem Enzinck
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
A time of gods
Publisher
Den Haag: Gaade, 1962 | Other editions
278 p. : ill.
Note
Met citaten ontleend aan Homerus' Odyssee en Ilias
Placing suggestion
216.1 (SISO) Mythen - Sagen (ZIZO)

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About Roloff Beny

Roloff Beny (1924–1984) was a Canadian photographer who spent the better part of his life in Rome and on his photographic travels throughout the world. Born Wilfred Roy Beny in Medicine Hat, Alberta, he later took as his first name Roloff, his mother's maiden name.

Life

Beny was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta on January 7, 1924.

Beny studied at the University of Toronto and took art classes at the Banff Centre for the Arts and the University of Iowa. At Iowa, he studied with master printmaker Mauricio Lasansky, who gave him one of his prints.

He maintained a photographic studio in Lethbridge, Alberta throughout his life and used the studio while visiting his relatives.

Development of fame

Beny had a considerable reputation and exhibition record as the maker of progressive painting, drawing and printmaking in the late 1940s and early 1950s. He was recognized as…Read more on Wikipedia