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The Mediaeval [sic] Face [The Medieval Face]

By: Tomlinson, Amanda

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1974

Seller ID: 165

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Softcover is heavy, glazed black paper, with white lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight, with signs of nominal use. Has 48 b/w photographs, many of them full page sized. Preface written by John Hayes. "Portraiture, in the accepted sense, did not form part of the repertoire of the majority of mediaeval artists...this exhibition emphasizes the change which took place over several centuries, in the way in which artists in various media saw and presented both their contemporaries and predecessors. There is a marked development, within this period, from extreme stylization to almost to... View more info