Painting the century: 101 portrait masterpieces 1900-2000

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National Portrait Gallery, 2000 - Art - 268 pages
One hundred and one portraits, including cultural icons and some of the most important works of art from the last century, are presented chronologically to form a unique overview of portraiture from 1900 to 2000. The works are described in their historical and cultural contexts, with biographies for all the artists and timelines for the main social, political, and cultural events of each decade.

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London's National Portrait Gallery celebrated the millennium with an exhibit of major portraits from around the world one portrait representing each year of the century. This book is the companion ... Read full review

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Section 1
14
Section 2
21
Section 3
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