Williamstown, Massachusetts; New Haven, Connecticut: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute / Yale University Press. Hardcover. Black cloth boards, color illustrated dust jacket. 160 pp. 78 large color illustrations. VG+. half of text-block fore-edge dented; pgs to lower cover edges crimped/creased. tight binding. dustjacket lower corners creased/bumped; minor rub. Item #129612
Despite the text and pages dented/creased, this very nice, sharp copy. "Portraiture is an enduring genre that has captivated artists and viewers for hundreds of years. This book discusses the various themes, styles and approaches, focusing on thirty portraits by master artists from the late 15th century, including paintings by Hans Memling, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Anthony Van Dyck, Jean Baptist Greuze, and Jacques-Louis David. This exquisite volume includes stunning color reproductions of each of the works as well as numerous full-page details."--Publisher.