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The British portrait, 1660-1960

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Published by Antique Collectors" Club in Woodbridge, Suffolk .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Portrait painting, British -- Catalogs.,
    • Conversation piece (Portrait painting) -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.,
    • Portrait-painters -- Great Britain -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
    • Great Britain -- Biography -- Portraits -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 422-430) and index.

      Statementwith an introductory essay by Sir Roy Strong ; and contributions from Brian Allen ... [et al.].
      ContributionsStrong, Roy C., Allen, Brian, 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsND1314 .B75 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination443 p. :
      Number of Pages443
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1280878M
      ISBN 101851491074
      LC Control Number92137941

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Glyn, Anthony, Sir, bart., British; a portrait of a people. New York, Putnam [] (OCoLC) BRITAIN IN PICTURES - CHECKLIST Series Note: xxxx Abbreviations used in the checklist below: BIP: Britain in Pictures series-- BC: British Commonwealth in Pictures series-- EP: English Poets in Pictures series 1. THE ENGLISH POETS: Lord David Cecil () 2. ENGLISH SPORT: Eric Parker () 3. ENGLISH MUSIC: W J Turner () 4.

        Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Exhibition Ticket Packages. Enjoy tickets to the current exhibitions included in one of our specially selected dining packages. Pair your visit to David Hockney: Drawing From Life with a sumptuous afternoon tea in the Portrait Restaurant. Enjoy a special cost of £ for an exhibition ticket and afternoon tea, or £50 with a Bellini cocktail or glass of Prosecco.

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A reprint of a title which looks at the development of the British portrait from tofrom statements of self-importance on the part of early sitters in armour and honours, through bucolic Georgians, sanctimonious Victorians, and modern figurative and abstract interpretations.

First published in Read more Read lessAuthor: Roy Strong. Description - The British Portraits, by Roy Strong Experts on each of the seven main periods contribute to this detailed analysis of the artists. Generously illustrated throughout, it sheds important light on this important area of art history and an understanding of portraiture.

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Prizes. In the nation’s biggest photography exhibition, winning portraits will be displayed on JCDecaux screens.

shortlisted entries will also be featured in the Portrait of Britain book, Vol. 3, published by Hoxton Mini Press and distributed worldwide. Summary: A reprint of a title which looks at the development of the British portrait from tofrom statements of self-importance on the part of early sitters in armour and honours, through bucolic Georgians, sanctimonious Victorians, and modern figurative and abstract interpretations.

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The books were slim volumes with distinctive elegant covers, but it was the star-studded array of authors that made the series really special. The British Portrait by Roy C. Strong (Introduction), Brian Allen, Richard Charlton-Jones, Kenneth McConkey, Christopher Newall, Martin Postel, Frances Spalding, John Wilson – Hardcover: pages; Antique Collectors Club Ltd (Jun 1, ).

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. So Lawrence Gowing wrote, in an introduction to a exhibition of British self-portraits. And he is right: self-portraits, whether of men or.

Last year, British Journal of Photography also produced the first Portrait of Britain book — a physical embodiment of the work of the shortlisted and winning photographers. Published by Hoxton Mini Press, and distributed worldwide, the book was met with great acclaim and will be returning this year with new images, each chosen for their.Title: British portrait, Authors: STRONG, Roy ; ALLEN, Brian ; CHARLTON-JONES, Richard ; MCCONKEY, Kenneth ; NEWALL, Christopher ; POSTLE, Martin.