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Gainsborough’s Family Album

Featuring over 50 portraits by the 18th-century master Thomas Gainsborough (1727–88) – of himself, his wife, his daughters and other close relatives – this ‘family album’ accompanies the first major exhibition devoted to this remarkable and highly personal aspect of the artist’s work.

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2018

This prize is one of the most important platforms for contemporary portrait photographers internationally, and sixty stunning reproductions of the selected works provide an excellent overview of current photographic styles, trends and techniques.

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Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portaits

Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portaits

The National Portrait Gallery, London, houses a unique collection of
British royal portraits. This publication explores five royal dynasties,
from the Tudors to the Windsors, and includes paintings and photographs by many of the most important artists to have worked in Britain, from Sir Peter Lely and Sir Godfrey Kneller to Sir Cecil Beaton and Mario Testino.

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Michael Jackson: On the Wall

Michael Jackson, one of the most successful recording artists of all time, also has the distinction of being the most depicted cultural figure; an inspiration for an extraordinary array of leading artists. This book, which accompanies a major exhibition, examines their artistic responses to an enduring international icon.

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BP Portrait Award 2018

Featuring works from an international list of artists, the BP Portrait Award highlights the vitality of portrait painting today. This book presents the diverse range of styles in contemporary portraiture and the variety of techniques used by artists working in the field today.

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Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

Oscar Rejlander (1813–75), Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–79), Lewis Carroll (1832–98) and Clementina Hawarden (1822–65) embody the very best of photography from the Victorian era. . Discover the images that made people think about the photograph as a work of art in this beautiful book.

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100 Portraits

100 Portraits

This richly-illustrated souvenir book presents a selection of 100 works from the collections of the National Portrait Gallery, London.

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100 Pioneering Women

This richly illustrated gift book presents 100 pioneering women from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. From Elizabeth I to Zaha Hadid, this book celebrates the accomplishments of women throughout history, highlighting not only well-known pioneers but also women whose stories have been forgotten.

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100 Photographs

This richly illustrated gift book presents 100 photographic highlights from the Collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London. Focusing on a diverse range of photographers, it chronicles the journey of photography, through images by Julia Margaret Cameron and Camille Silvy to David LaChapelle and Wolfgang Tillmans.

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Cézanne Portraits

This book, like the exhibition it accompanies, looks at the special pictorial and thematic characteristics of Cézanne’s portraiture practice, including his creation of complementary pairs and multiple versions of the same subject.

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Paul Cézanne Painting People

In bringing together a broad selection of Cézanne’s portraits, the book reveals arguably the most personal, and therefore most human, aspect of his art, and one that has hitherto received surprisingly little attention.

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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2017

This book provides a unique opportunity to see an inspiring range of portraits from contemporary photographers selected from thousands of submissions.

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