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Portraits in art

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Facial Expressions

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Facial Expressions

Mark Simon

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art

Paperback

All artists are tired of persuading their nearest and dearest to look sad...look glad...look mad...madder...no, even madder...okay,... [more]

$38.00

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The Face of Courage: Eric Kennington, Portraiture and the Second World War

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The Face of Courage: Eric Kennington, Portraiture and the Second World War...

Jonathan Black

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Sculpture; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Paperback

Eric Kennington produced during the Second World War established him as 'among the most capable draughtsmen' of the day. This... [more]

$39.99

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Lucian Freud: Portraits

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Lucian Freud: Portraits

Daniel Blau, Daniel Blau

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

Hardback

Freud is one of the most widely acclaimed British artists, this book offers Freud's lesser-known etchings deservedly to the... [more]

$60.00

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The Female Portrait Statue in the Greek World

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The Female Portrait Statue in the Greek World

Sheila Dillon (Duke University, North Carolina)

History of art: ancient & classical art; Sculpture; Portraits in art

Hardback

This book is the first detailed analysis of the female portrait statue in the Greek world from the fourth century BCE to the... [more]

$121.95

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Mother

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Mother

Juliet Heslewood

Portraits in art

Hardback

Mother: Portraits by 40 Great Artists is a delicious combination of biographical anecdote and art history, and an elegant... [more]

$27.99

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Women and Portraits in Early Modern Europe: Gender, Agency, Identity

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Women and Portraits in Early Modern Europe: Gender, Agency, Identity

Andrea Pearson

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Painting & paintings; Portraits in art

Hardback

Considers the possibilities and limits of agency and identity for women in history and, with particular attention to gender,... [more]

$252.00

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Draw Portraits

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Draw Portraits

Benedict Rubbra

Drawing & drawings; Portraits in art; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Master the art of drawing with these popular step-by-step guides. All titles in the series include information on materials... [more]

$14.95

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Early Hellenistic Portraiture: Image, Style, Context

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Early Hellenistic Portraiture: Image, Style, Context

Peter Schultz (Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota), Ralf von den Hoff (Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg, Germany)

History of art: ancient & classical art; Non-graphic art forms; Sculpture; Portraits in art; Classical history & classical civilisation; Coins, banknotes, medals, seals (numismatics)

Hardback

Examines the styles and contexts of portrait statues produced during one of the most dynamic eras of Western art, the early... [more]

$145.95

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Portrait Miniatures in National Trust Houses: Volume 2 : Cornwall,Devon & Somerset

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Portrait Miniatures in National Trust Houses: Volume 2 : Cornwall,Devon...

Alastair Laing, Richard Walker

Painting & paintings; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Portraits in art

Paperback

Numbering some 1,500 individual items and housed at over 80 historic properties across England, Wales and Northern Ireland,... [more]

$75.00

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Painting People: The State of the Art

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Painting People: The State of the Art

Charlotte Mullins

Painting & paintings; Portraits in art

Hardback

Assesses the rise of figure painting. This work features the history of the genre and biographies of many featured artists.... [more]

$80.00

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Roman Portraits

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Roman Portraits

Ludwig Goldscheider

Painting & paintings; Portraits in art

Paperback

A wonderful collection of the expressive and powerful Roman portrait sculptures. [more]

$29.95

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Portraiture

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Portraiture

Shearer West (Professor of Art History, University of Birmingham)

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; History of Art & Design Styles; Painting & paintings; Portraits in art; Social & cultural history

Paperback

This fascinating new book explores the world of portraiture from a number of vantage points, and asks key questions about... [more]

$40.95

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J'aime Cheri Samba

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J'aime Cheri Samba

Andre Magnin, Robert Storr

Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Paperback

Takes a retrospective look at the achievements of one of the best-known contemporary African artists living and working in... [more]

$85.00

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Portraits: A History

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Portraits: A History

Andreas Beyer

History of Art & Design Styles; Painting & paintings; Portraits in art

Hardback

Presents the history of portrait painting in the Western world, starting with its roots in ancient art and focusing on its... [more]

$275.00

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Hockney's Portraits and People

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Hockney's Portraits and People

Marco Livingstone, Kay Heymer

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

Hardback

This work is a record of the life and loves of one of the world's best known artists, David Hockney. It tells the story of... [more]

$60.00

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Portraits In Fiction

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Portraits In Fiction

A. S. Byatt

Portraits in art; Prose: non-fiction; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Paperback

Portraits seem the opposite of fiction, fixed in time and space, not running with the curve of a story or a life. Byatt delves... [more]

$22.99

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Children in Painting

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Children in Painting

Marie-Christine Autin Graz

Art styles not defined by date; Painting & paintings; Portraits in art; Small-scale, secular & domestic scenes in art

Hardback

All scenes depict children playing, laughing, hugging, crying, eating, or sleeping, transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary... [more]

$105.00

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Portrait Miniatures in Enamel

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Portrait Miniatures in Enamel

Sarah Coffin, Bodo Hofstetter

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Portraits in art; Pottery, ceramics & glass crafts

Hardback

A study of portrait miniatures in enamel from the Gilbert Collection. It proceeds from 17th-century portrait miniatures by... [more]

$74.99

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Fayoum Portraits (Art Memoir)

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Fayoum Portraits (Art Memoir)

Berenice Geoffroy-Schmeiter

History of art: ancient & classical art; Portraits in art; History; Archaeology by period & region

Hardback

Miraculously preserved in the desert sands, the people of Roman Egypt had their likenesses captured in portraits painted on... [more]

$9.95

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BP Portrait Award 2019

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BP Portrait Award 2019

Christopher Baker

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

Paperback

The BP Portrait Award, now in its thirtieth year, is one of Britain's most prestigious art prizes, and is the leading showcase... [more]

$19.99

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Life Drawing for Artists: Understanding Figure Drawing Through Poses, Postures, and Lighting

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Life Drawing for Artists: Understanding Figure Drawing Through Poses, Postures,...

Chris Legaspi

Portraits in art; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

Life Drawing for Artists offers a fresh approach to figure drawing with a focus on drawing figures in movement or in dramatic... [more]

$32.99

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Portrait of an Artist

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Portrait of an Artist

Paul Liss

Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Portraits in art

Paperback

A large selection of works which reflect the life of British artists of the first half of the 20th century. [more]

$105.00

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John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal

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John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal

,Richard Ormond

Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Drawing & drawings; Individual artists, art monographs; Portraits in art

Hardback

Published to accompany an exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum, 4 October 2019 to 12 January 2020, and at the National... [more]

$75.00

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Anatomy for the Artist

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Anatomy for the Artist

Sarah Simblet

Human figures depicted in art; Portraits in art; Art techniques & principles; Anatomy; Educational: Art & design

Hardback

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

$49.99

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