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The portrait in Britain and America with a biographical dictionary of portrait painters 1680-1914 by Robin Simon

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Published by G.K. Hall, Phaidon Press in Boston, Mass, Oxford [Oxfordshire] .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • United States


  • Portrait painting, British,
  • Portrait-painters -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Portrait painting, American,
  • Portrait-painters -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobin Simon.
LC ClassificationsND1314 .S46 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2727841M
ISBN 100816187959
LC Control Number86021750

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The perfect book for Anglophiles everywhere - a history of Britain, told through its people - kings and queens, politicians, poets and writers, scientists, actors and sports people. From the 15th to the 21st century we are presented with a parade of superb portraits, each accompanied by a text describing the achievements of the person shown /5. 'Portrait of Britain', pp, hardback, cloth spine, uncoated paper, mm x mm. As featured in The Guardian and on BBC News In collaboration with British Journal of Photography Introduced by Will Self photographs that capture the face of a changing nation. The breadth, depth and status of the National Portrait Gallery in London (founded in ) has no equal throughout the world, including America. It enriches this art form with establishment approval. The House of Commons and the House of Lords are continuously commissioning new works for their art collections, as are numerous city guilds, inns. Small Print Portraits must have been taken after 1st January , and depict subjects in the UK (England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland) at the time of the photograph _Portraits may be of individuals or groups of people_All relevant subject consent must have been obtained for the.

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