The Art & Science of Portraiture

Davis, Jessica Hoffman; Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara

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Title: The Art & Science of Portraiture
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Book Condition: Good

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Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara and Hoffman-Davis, Jessica
Published by Jossey-Bass, San Francisco (1997)
ISBN 10: 0787910643 ISBN 13: 9780787910648
Used Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Wagon Tongue Books
(Calgary, AB, Canada)

Book Description Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good ++. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. B/W Drawings (illustrator). First Edition. These 293 pages (includes INDEX) are at first, unrecogizable as a n art book. Almost no pictures. Not even portraits. What it resembles is a cross between oral history (what is the cultursl context of the individual) and architecture (how does the building fit into the site for which it was chosen) . There is a heavy emphasis on research and detail gathering. The drawings in black and white are of emotions : anger, happy, sad, etc. Learn about Co Arts gesture drawing, and the School House. Includes a four plus page biblio. Cond : Boards are cream coloured with a red-orange soine band. End-papers are red. D.J is a light buff colour with red lettering. D.J. graphic is Picasso's ` woman in the mirror'. D.J. spine lightly faded. Binding tight, minimal wear. Faintest spine cock. No names, marks, creases, nor tears. Excellent reference copy. Quote (p. 63) : " In collecting relevant documents, it is helpful tio engage the assistance of the subjects or actors at the portrait site.Portraitists should ask to see copies of potentially informative resources when someone mentions them in conversation. An evaluation of a ._._._. ." Size: Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 008616

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