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The Portrait

Pears, Iain

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ISBN 10: 1573222984 / ISBN 13: 9781573222983
Published by Riverhead Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2005
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine/Fine unread copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000899

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Title: The Portrait

Publisher: Riverhead Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First American Edition.

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Synopsis:

Journeying to a remote French island to sit for a portrait that is painted by his tormented artist friend, an influential London art critic recalls the early years of their friendship, his own influence over aspiring artists, and the power struggle between subject and artist in the course of the sitting. By the author of An Instance of the Fingerpost. 100,000 first printing.

About the Author:

Iain Pears is the author of the New York Times bestseller An Instance of the Fingerpost and the national bestseller The Dream of Scipio, as well as a series of acclaimed detective novels, a book of art history, and countless articles on artistic, financial, and historical subjects.

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