A FACE FOR ANY OCCASION. Sara Stevenson.

A FACE FOR ANY OCCASION.

some aspects of portrait engraving

  • (Glasgow): (Bell & Bain Ltd.), 1976.
  • 4to.
  • stiff paper wrappers
  • viii, 128 pages

Price: $20.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 99941

Compiled two years after a 1974 exhibition which stressed the influences operating on an artist and his sitter, this is not intended to be a study of the aesthetics of engraved portraits, but of the unique relationship between painter, engraver and subject, and the social pressures and conventions which affected all three. With 200 black-and-white illustrations of paintings and engravings in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Corners lightly bumped and soiled. Cover separating from spine at lower edge. With the bookplate and pencil signature of Gavin Bridson.