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Lost Anatomies

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Lost Anatomies

John Gurche

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Human figures depicted in art; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Renowned paleoartist John Gurche brings the traditional techniques of figure drawing and anatomical art to the portrayal of... [more]

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

Mary Beard

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Human figures depicted in art; Religious subjects depicted in art; History of religion

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Focusing on the arrival of the human figure as a subject of art, Mary Beard examines the history of beauty in civilisation.<br... [more]

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Vincent's Portraits: Paintings and Drawings by Van Gogh

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Vincent's Portraits: Paintings and Drawings by Van Gogh

Ralph Skea

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Portraits in art

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An intimate collection of Vincent van Gogh's portraits and self- portraits--perhaps the work for which he is best known [more]

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Seeing Ourselves: Women's Self-Portraits

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Seeing Ourselves: Women's Self-Portraits

Frances Borzello

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art

Paperback

For centuries, the art world has been a male preserve. This volume looks at what self-portraits tell us about the way women... [more]

$35.00

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Portraits: John Berger on Artists

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Portraits: John Berger on Artists

John Berger

Art & Architecture; Art styles not defined by date; Painting & paintings; Portraits in art

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A lifetime's encounter with artists: from prehistoric cave painting to the present [more]

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The Mirror of Venus: Women in Roman Art

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The Mirror of Venus: Women in Roman Art

Iain Ferris

History of art: ancient & classical art; Human figures depicted in art; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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This is the first general book to present a coherent, broad analysis of the numerous images of women in Roman art. [more]

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Jane Austen and her World

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Jane Austen and her World

Josephine Ross

Portraits in art; Biography: literary

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To coincide with the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death ( and her appearance on English banknotes ) in July 2017, this illuminating... [more]

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Cezanne Portraits

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Cezanne Portraits

John Elderfield

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Hardback

Paul Cezanne (1839 - 1906) painted almost 200 portraits, including twenty - six of himself and twenty - nine of his wife... [more]

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Women Walking: Freedom, Adventure, Independence

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Women Walking: Freedom, Adventure, Independence

Karin Sagner

Art & Architecture; Human figures depicted in art

Hardback

This book was first published in German by Elisabeth Sandmann Verlag, Munich, under the title Frauen auf eigenen Feussen:... [more]

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Hidden Frida Kahlo: Lost, Destroyed or Little Known Works

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Hidden Frida Kahlo: Lost, Destroyed or Little Known Works

Helga Prignitz-Poda

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Hardback

A treat for Frida Kahlo aficionados everywhere, this compilation of lost, destroyed, or inacces- sible paintings adds much... [more]

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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner

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Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J. M. W. Turner

Franny Moyle

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Romanticism; Watercolours; Erotic art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Biography: arts & entertainment

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J M W Turner is Britain's most famous landscape painter. Yet beyond his artistic achievements, little is known of the man... [more]

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Anatomy Drawing School: Human and Animal

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Anatomy Drawing School: Human and Animal

Andras Szunyoghy

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Drawing & drawings; Human figures depicted in art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Art techniques & principles

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A comprehensive guide to the role of human and animal anatomy in fine arts [more]

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Pets in Portraits

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Pets in Portraits

Robin Gibson, Chris Packham

Art styles not defined by date; Portraits in art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes)

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Look at people and their pets today. The author states that pets tell something about their owners, whether they are bought... [more]

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Legends of the Blues

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Legends of the Blues

William Stout

Portraits in art; Music; Blues

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William Stout presents 100 legends of the blues ranging from classic to contemporary, British and American, interpreting their... [more]

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Anatomy for the Artist

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Anatomy for the Artist

Sarah Simblet

Art & Architecture; Drawing & drawings; Human figures depicted in art; Painting & art manuals

Hardback

Sarah Simblet unveils the extraordinary construction of the human body and celebrates its continuing prominence in Western... [more]

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Gauguin: Portraits

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Gauguin: Portraits

Elizabeth Childs, Dario Gamboni, Linda Goddard

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art

Hardback

The first in-depth investigation of Gauguin's portraits, revealing how the artist expanded the possibilities of the genre... [more]

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Votes for Women: Voices of the Suffragettes

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Votes for Women: Voices of the Suffragettes

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art; History; Gender studies: women; Political control & freedoms

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A century after the first women were given the vote in Britain, this remarkable book presents a wealth of observations by... [more]

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Women Who Write Are Dangerous

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Women Who Write Are Dangerous

Stefan Bollmann

Human figures depicted in art; Gender studies: women

Hardback

A sequel to the best-selling Women Who Read Are Dangerous, presenting portraits and profiles of fearless women writers past... [more]

$44.99

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Van Gogh and Music: A Symphony in Blue and Yellow

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Van Gogh and Music: A Symphony in Blue and Yellow

Natascha Veldhorst

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Human figures depicted in art

Hardback

Ah! . . . to make of painting what the music of Berlioz and Wagner has been before us . . . a consolatory art for distressed... [more]

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Holbein's Sir Thomas More

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Holbein's Sir Thomas More

Hilary Mantel, Xavier Salomon

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Hardback

Illuminates one of Holbein's most famous portraits with a combination of scholarly scrutiny and fictional narrative. [more]

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The Face of Britain: The Stories Behind the Nation's Portraits

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The Face of Britain: The Stories Behind the Nation's Portraits

Simon Schama, CBE

Art styles not defined by date; Portraits in art; History

Paperback

Simon Schama brings Britain to life through its portraits, as seen in the five-part BBC series <em>The Face of Britain</em>... [more]

$39.99

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Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner: A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful Portrait Drawing

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Drawing Portraits for the Absolute Beginner: A Clear & Easy Guide to Successful...

Mark Willenbrink, Mary Willenbrink

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Through easy-to-follow techniques, tips and step-by-step demonstrations, this book provides guidance for beginning artists... [more]

$39.00

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Portrait Painting Atelier

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Portrait Painting Atelier

Suzanne Brooker

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art; Painting & art manuals

Hardback

Focuses on foundational principles of art. This book gives serious beginners to professional artists an understanding of the... [more]

$49.99

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Figure Drawing for All it's Worth

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Figure Drawing for All it's Worth

Andrew Loomis

Art & Architecture; Drawing & drawings; Human figures depicted in art; Painting & art manuals

Hardback

The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists - including comics superstar Alex Ross - for his mastery... [more]

$71.95

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Lover

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Lover

Juliet Heslewood

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art

Hardback

Juliet Heslewood, art historian and author of Mother: Portraits by 40 Great Artists, brings together a collection of portraits... [more]

$33.95

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