500 Self-Portraits

500 Self-Portraits

by Julian Bell
     
 

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This book presents an uninterrupted sequence of 500 self-portraits, in chronological order from ancient Egypt to the present. The challenge of creating their own likeness has proved irresistible to artists, and included here are powerful and evocative works by many of the greatest painters and sculptors, including Durer, Rembrandt, Picasso and Andy Warhol. Presented…  See more details below

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This book presents an uninterrupted sequence of 500 self-portraits, in chronological order from ancient Egypt to the present. The challenge of creating their own likeness has proved irresistible to artists, and included here are powerful and evocative works by many of the greatest painters and sculptors, including Durer, Rembrandt, Picasso and Andy Warhol. Presented without commentary, these works speak for themselves - a compelling collection for every student of art and human nature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714843841
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Publication date:
01/15/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
548
Sales rank:
946,708
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.45(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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