Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: National Gallery
Single-User Purchase Price:
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $22.50
Category: Arts & Leisure - Art & Art History
Image Count: 85
Book Status: Available
A Closer Look: Faces examines a wide array of fascinating faces found in paintings at the National Gallery. It explains why artists in the past created faces to look as they do, what painters through the ages have considered the "ideal" face, how faces are painted, and the reasons for the development of portrait painting. Illustrated with seventy pictures and beautiful details, this book provides an insider's view of the many faces in Western European art.