Self-portraits - National Portrait Gallery Insights S. (Hardback)

by Liz Rideal

Format: Hardback 112 pages

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This stunning book explores what motivates artists to paint or photograph themselves, and what can be learned by looking at their self-portraits. Liz Rideal selects over 100 self-portraits from the National Portrait Gallery to examine the style, techniques and personalities of the sitters, including William Hogarth, Thomas Gainsborough, Angelica Kauffmann, John Constable, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Cecil Beaton, Lucian Freud, David Hockney and Tracey Emin.

Book details

Published
22/10/2005

Publisher
National Portrait Gallery Publications

ISBN
9781855143630


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