The Uses Of Images
Studies in the Social Function of Art and Visual Communication.
Phaidon Press Limited. E H Gombrich.

The Uses of Image Book Cover The Uses of Image Internal Spread
“Admittedly ‘harmless’ is not a word I would choose for Sioban Coppinger’s Man and Sheep on a Park Bench from Nottingham; in this setting the surrealist invention becomes indeed intriguing and slightly menacing, for what if it is alive after all?”

It can be noted that the Italian publishers used the image on the cover of the Italian version of the book.