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Published: 08 April 2004

256 Pages | numerous colour and halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780192842589

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Oxford History of Art

  • The only book available which provides a comprehensive introduction to portraiture
  • Beautifully illustrated throughout with 130 images, 86 in full colour
  • Includes further reading
  • Examines the many meanings, and uses of portraiture throughout the ages, providing much fascinating detail within a clear overview
  • Includes a wide range of artists from Van Eyck and Holbein to Picasso and Frida Kahlo
  • Only single-authored book at this price on the subject of portraiture

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