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If the paintings could talk

Author: Michael Wilson
Publisher: London : National Gallery ; [New Haven, Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals the hidden histories of paintings in the National Gallery, London.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wilson, Michael, 1951-
If the paintings could talk.
London : National Gallery ; [New Haven, Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2009293753
(OCoLC)223872605
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wilson
ISBN: 9781780344829 1780344821
OCLC Number: 774498167
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (176 pages) : color illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Absence --
Aerodynamic --
Anatomy --
Anonymous --
Antiquity --
Apocalypse --
Beard for Bologna --
Behind Closed Doors --
Bombproof --
Brothers --
Cartoon --
Celebrity, Georgian Style --
Censorship --
Chairs --
Coded Message --
Comeback Queen --
Conservation --
Da Vinci Code --
Death --
Deep Pockets --
Diplomacy --
Distortion --
Drop-Foot --
Enigma --
Envy --
Essentricity --
Execution --
Exiles --
Eyebrows --
Fabricated --
Fake --
Family Firm --
Fashionably Late --
Favourite --
Feathers and Fur --
First Impressions --
Fooling the Eye --
Forgotten --
Framed --
Generations --
Genial Companions --
Genuine Article --
Geometry --
Graffiti --
Great Escape --
Hat Trick --
Hero Worship --
Hidden Meanings --
Holidays --
Identity Crisis --
Illusionist --
Incognito --
In-Laws --
Jigsaw --
Kingdom Come --
Last Voyage --
Light of the World --
Lost and Found --
Lowering the Tone --
Magic Casements --
Martial Art --
Melodrama --
Mistaken Identity --
Modern Art --
Mugshot --
Mystery --
Number 1 --
Off-Balance --
Orb --
Pale Imitation --
Patience and Meekness --
Performance Art --
Phantom --
Poetic Licence --
Posthumous --
Power of Love --
Prison Food --
Purloined --
Quixotic --
Race --
Red Monster --
Reluctant Sitter --
Rescued --
Respectful Distance --
Reunited --
Rhinoceros --
Rug --
Showing Off --
Silver --
Sisters --
Skull --
Soaked --
Split Personality --
Striptease --
Supercilious --
Survival of the Fittest --
Syphilis --
Thoroughbred --
Thunderclap --
Toddlers --
Topsy-Turvy --
Tragic Consequences --
Tricoleur --
Ugly Duchess --
Vision --
Wagon Wheels --
Waitress --
Work-Life Balance --
X-Ray --
Yarn --
Zealot.
Responsibility: Michael Wilson ; with a foreword by Andrew Marr.

Abstract:

If the painting could talk... what tales would they tell? This art book is designed to be read like a novel. It gets you up close and personal to individual masterpieces in the National Gallery,  Read more...

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"Packed with interest, this work is a rarity: an art book that will be read."- Christopher Hirst, Independent, 23rd January 2009 -- Christopher Hirst Independent

 
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