Portrait of a Nation, Second Edition: Men and Women Who Have Shaped America

Portrait of a Nation, Second Edition: Men and Women Who Have Shaped America

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This essential volume showcases portraits of prominent Americans who have influenced the nation's history from its earliest days to the present. It features 150 paintings, photographs, drawings, posters, sculptures, screen-prints and digital video stills carefully selected from the National Portrait Gallery of leading politicians, artists, athletes, celebrities and scholars. Each image is accompanied by commentary that illuminates the person's life and legacy. Subjects include Mark Twain, Benjamin Franklin, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, Louis Armstrong, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, John Steinbeck, Venus and Serena Williams, Bruce Springsteen, Pedro Martinez and Oprah Winfrey. Portrait of a Nation is a compelling composite portrait of America.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781588344946
BY (AUTHOR) National Portrait Gallery
PUBLISHER : Smithsonian Books PUBLICATION DATE : September 10, 2014
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 229 mm x 178 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
The Arts
DESCRIPTION :
This essential volume showcases portraits of prominent Americans who have influenced the nation's history from its earliest days to the present. It features 150 paintings, photographs, drawings, posters, sculptures, screen-prints and digital video stills carefully selected from the National Portrait Gallery of leading politicians, artists, athletes, celebrities and scholars. Each image is accompanied by commentary that illuminates the person's life and legacy. Subjects include Mark Twain, Benjamin Franklin, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, Louis Armstrong, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, John Steinbeck, Venus and Serena Williams, Bruce Springsteen, Pedro Martinez and Oprah Winfrey. Portrait of a Nation is a compelling composite portrait of America.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781588344946
BY (AUTHOR) National Portrait Gallery
PUBLISHER : Smithsonian Books PUBLICATION DATE : September 10, 2014
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 229 mm x 178 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
The Arts