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Portraits in art

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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]

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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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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]

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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

Paperback

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

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

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

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Portraits Destroyed: Power, Ego and the Lost Portraits of the Twe

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Portraits Destroyed: Power, Ego and the Lost Portraits of the Twe

Cotter Julie

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art

Hardback

An incredible psychological analysis of the power of the portrait. [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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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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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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Moche Portraits from Ancient Peru

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Moche Portraits from Ancient Peru

Christopher B. Donnan

Art of indigenous peoples; Portraits in art; History

Hardback

Of all the ancient civilizations that flourished in the Americas, only one perfected true portraiture of living people and... [more]

$105.00

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Realistic Portraits in Colored Pencil: Learn to draw lifelike portraits in vibrant colored pencil

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Realistic Portraits in Colored Pencil: Learn to draw lifelike portraits...

Karen Hull

Drawing & drawings; Portraits in art; Art techniques & principles; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Realistic Portraits in Colored Pencils provides artists with a comprehensive, clear, and engaging guide to creating lifelike... [more]

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Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

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Eileen Hogan: Personal Geographies

Elisabeth R. Fairman

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes)

Hardback

This visually stunning survey provides an in-depth look at Eileen Hogan's (b. 1946) working methods. Covering her entire career,... [more]

$115.00

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The Young Victoria

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The Young Victoria

Deirdre Murphy

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art; Biography: royalty; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

A vivid portrait of Queen Victoria's childhood, offering new insights into one of the most celebrated, but often misunderstood,... [more]

$74.99

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Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver

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Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver

Catharine MacLeod

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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A Striking Likeness: The Life of George Romney

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A Striking Likeness: The Life of George Romney

David A. Cross

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

In their stunning simplicity, George Romney's portraits of the 18th century gentry and their children, many in flowing classically... [more]

$189.00

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Gainsborough's Family Album

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Gainsborough's Family Album

David H. Solkin

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Hardback

Despite this famous protestation in a letter to his friend William Jackson, Gainsborough was clearly prepared to make an... [more]

$55.00

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BP Portrait Award 2018

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BP Portrait Award 2018

Rosie Broadley

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Painting & paintings; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art

Paperback

Featuring works from an international list of artists, the BP Portrait Award highlights the vitality of portrait painting... [more]

$21.99

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The Art of Being Bill: Bill Murray and the Many Faces of Awesome

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The Art of Being Bill: Bill Murray and the Many Faces of Awesome

Ezra Croft, Jennifer Raiser

Portraits in art; Individual actors & performers; Gift books

Hardback

The Art of Being Bill is a curated collection of nearly 150 artworks featuring the amazingly awesome Bill Murray. [more]

$35.00

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Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court: The Princesse de Lamballe

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Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette's Court: The Princesse...

Sarah Grant

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women

Hardback

This comprehensive book brings to light the portraits, private collections and public patronage of the princesse de Lamballe,... [more]

$242.00

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