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The Resource Portraits and Persons

Portraits and Persons

Label
Portraits and Persons
Title
Portraits and Persons
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Portraits have for centuries been one of the most important art forms. But what do portraits tell us? What do they mean? And what makes a picture into a portrait?In this book, leading art philosopher Cynthia Freeland addresses these questions and more. As she shows, portraits have served two fundamental functions throughout the ages. Firstly, they preserve identity, bringing us closer to loved ones who are either absent or dead. And secondly, they tell us something about the subject being portrayed: not just external things such as what they are wearing, but also about the subject's emotions a
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freeland, Cynthia A
Dewey number
704.942
Index
no index present
LC call number
N7575.F74 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aesthetics
  • Portrait drawing
  • Portrait painting
  • Portraits
  • Arts
  • Aesthetics
  • Arts
  • Portrait painting
Label
Portraits and Persons
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Animals; 2. Contact; 3. Individuality; 4. Expression; 5. Self-Knowledge; 6. Intimacy; 7. The Fallen Self; Epilogue; Further Reading; Notes; Index
Control code
646788777
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576188
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646788777
Label
Portraits and Persons
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Animals; 2. Contact; 3. Individuality; 4. Expression; 5. Self-Knowledge; 6. Intimacy; 7. The Fallen Self; Epilogue; Further Reading; Notes; Index
Control code
646788777
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (370 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191576188
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646788777

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