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Published: 06 May 2004

256 Pages | 89 color & 49 b/w illus.

6-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches

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 Botticelli to Picasso, and Freud to Sherman.