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Portraits free pdf Throughout the history of art most of the world's greatest artists have produced portraits at some point in their careers, whether commissioned by rulers or magnates- created to preserve a cherished friend or relation- or even to capture the artist's own likeness. Arranged chronologically, each of the 50 masterworks in this book exemplifies a moment in history, or a turning point in the artist's career. Van Eyck's A Man in a Turban, Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring, Sargent's Madame X, Kahlo's Self-Portrait with Necklace, Warhol's Marilyn and many more world-famous paintings are featured in exquisite full-page reproductions accompanied by engaging and enlightening texts. An introductory essay on the history and importance of the portrait in art history and brief biographies of each artist round out this survey that provides valuable information in an attractive and affordable package.

About Brad Finger

Brad Finger is the author of Surrealism: 50 Works of Art You Should Know, 50 Photos You Should Know, and Modern Art: The Groundbreaking Moments, all by Prestel.

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Author : Brad Finger
Publisher : Prestel
Data Published : 21 August 2014
ISBN : 3791349805
EAN : 9783791349800
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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