What does a self-portrait tell us about the artist? Readers are invited to find out in this unique addition to Dover's popular Art Library Series. Drawings in pen, ink, and charcoal, as well as etchings and engravings, encompass 45 splendid self-portraits. Subjects range from such 15th-century artist... read more
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What does a self-portrait tell us about the artist? Readers are invited to find out in this unique addition to Dover's popular Art Library Series. Drawings in pen, ink, and charcoal, as well as etchings and engravings, encompass 45 splendid self-portraits. Subjects range from such 15th-century artists as Gentile Bellini, Leonardo da Vinci, and Albrecht Dürer to a host of 19th-century masters: James Whistler, Auguste Rodin, Vincent van Gogh, Berthe Morisot, Aubrey Beardsley, and many more. Among the other artists depicted here are the avid self-portraitist Rembrandt van Rijn, in one of his trademark hats, along with Peter Paul Rubens, Francisco de Goya, William Blake, and Camille Pissarro. Artists, art historians and art lovers will enjoy discovering the emotions, character traits, and nuances of personality revealed in these masterly self-portraits.
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