The Face Of Britain : The Stories Behind The Nation's Portraits (PB)

The Face Of Britain : The Stories Behind The Nation's Portraits (PB)


Simon Schama’s beautifully illustrated book features over 150 images from The National Portrait Gallery, presenting an intimate and illuminating look at British national identity.

This book presents an eclectic range of images from the everyman to the elite. Examining centuries of British portraiture, this exceptional collection of faces showcases an impressive array of working people, celebrities, artists, friends, and lovers, forming a revealing picture of Britain for the selfie generation.

Drawing upon the author’s devotion to British history and art history, the selection of portraits in The Face of Britain: The Stories Behind the Nation’s Portraits tells an interwoven tale of the nation’s fascination with the self.

Product Code 1043561
Author Simon Schama
Published October 2016
Publisher Viking
Pages 632
Dimensions 14.5 x 4.3 x 22.6 cm
Format Paperback
ISBN 9780670922307
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