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Girl in a Green Gown: The History and Mystery of the Arnolfini Portrait By Carola Hicks

Girl in a Green Gown: The History and Mystery of the Arnolfini Portrait
by Carola Hicks

WITH A FOREWORD BY GRAYSON PERRY Carola Hicks sets out to solve the mystery of one of art history's greatest paintings, The Arnolfini Portrait The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck in 1434 hangs in the National Gallery in London and remains a mystery to this day.

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WITH A FOREWORD BY GRAYSON PERRY Carola Hicks sets out to solve the mystery of one of art history's greatest paintings, The Arnolfini Portrait The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck in 1434 hangs in the National Gallery in London and remains a mystery to this day. Is the painting of the girl in the green gown the celebration of marriage or pregnancy, a memorial to a wife who died in childbirth, a fashion statement or a status symbol? Using her acclaimed forensic skills as an art historian, Carola Hicks set out to decode the mystery of one the most enigmatic paintings in the western art. `This book will send you back to the National Gallery with much sharper eyes' Independent on Sunday

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GOR004930786
Girl in a Green Gown: The History and Mystery of the Arnolfini Portrait
Carola Hicks
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2012-09-06
272
0099526891
9780099526896
N/A
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