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Mother: Portraits By 40 Great Artists
Mother: Portraits By 40 Great Artists
 
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Author : Juliet Heslewood
Publisher : Frances Lincoln
ISBN# : 9780711229655
Pages : 96
Price :INR 535
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Artists paint their mothers for many reasons — as a loving tribute, of course, but also to capture a memorable face, to work through conflicting emotions, as a family legacy, or the simple availability of a model. Looking at each work and considering its individual history reveals much about the relationship, the artist, and about the time and place in which it was created. Mother collects more than 40 of these fascinating portraits. Selected by art historian Juliet Heslewood, the portraits are displayed chronologically, and the changing nature of the subject can be seen as time progresses over the centuries to the present day. Text accompanying each portrait provides compelling background information about the artist and his or her mother, the mothers impact on the artists career, and the artists painting style. Among the painters represented are Rembrandt, Rossetti, Van Gogh, Sargent, Picasso, Kahlo, and Hockney.

 

 
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