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Read This if You Want to be Great at Drawing People

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Read This if You Want to be Great at Drawing People

Selwyn Leamy

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

Paperback

Learn to draw figures and faces with this clear and easy-to-follow guide, the latest in the bestselling Read This series.... [more]

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Postures: Body Language in Art

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Postures: Body Language in Art

Desmond Morris

Art & Architecture; Human figures depicted in art; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Hardback

This copiously illustrated book, by the ever-provocative Desmond Morris, is a pioneering and lively exploration of the importance... [more]

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Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body

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Anatomy: Exploring the Human Body

Phaidon Editors

Human figures depicted in art; Medicine; History of medicine; Anatomy

Hardback

A stunning tribute to our eternal fascination with the human body - and the latest in the bestselling 'Explorer' Collection... [more]

$79.95

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Portraits Destroyed:Power, Ego and History's Vandals: Power, Ego and History's Vandals

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Portraits Destroyed:Power, Ego and History's Vandals: Power, Ego and History's...

Cotter Julie

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art

Hardback

An incredible psychological analysis of the power of the portrait. [more]

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Lost Anatomies: The Evolution of the Human Form

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Lost Anatomies: The Evolution of the Human Form

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

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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

$29.95

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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 elegant survey of more than 60 works of art chronicles the nascent liberation when women began to walk freely by themselves... [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]

$90.00

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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

Paperback

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

$35.00

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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)

Paperback

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

$22.00

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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]

$24.95

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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

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

$69.99

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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]

$79.99

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Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver

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Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver

Catharine MacLeod

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Hardback

Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name held at National Portrait Gallery, London, February 21-May 19. 2019.... [more]

$70.00

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Self-Portrait, from Schiele to Beckmann

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Self-Portrait, from Schiele to Beckmann

,Tobias,G. Natter, Olaf Peters, Uwe Schneede, Monika Faber, Stefan Weppelmann

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Expressionism; Portraits in art

Hardback

This visually stunning volume offers perceptive examinations of several renowned German and Austrian Expressionist artists... [more]

$96.95

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Nicholas Hilliard: Life of an Artist

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Nicholas Hilliard: Life of an Artist

Elizabeth Goldring

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Portraits in art; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

This illustrated biography follows Nicholas Hilliard's long and remarkable life (c. 1547-1619) from the West Country to the... [more]

$84.99

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Women Who Write Are Dangerous

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Women Who Write Are Dangerous

,Stefan Bollman

Human figures depicted in art; Gender studies: women

Hardback

From the best-selling author of Women Who Read Are Dangerous, here are portraits of vanguard women writers, past and present,... [more]

$44.99

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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

Paperback

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

$29.99

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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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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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