Five Great Portrait Photographers

Five Great Portrait Photographers : Mathew Brady, Chris Killip, Julia Margaret Cameron, Martin Chambi, Nadar

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Each of these five books is taken from "Phaidon's 55's" series, which represents photographers in 55 key photographs taken from their life's work, giving a chronological overview of the main themes and ideas behind their photography. Now, this series is available in boxed sets and with five titles available for the price of three. This series covers the work of five famous portrait photographers.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 140 x 164 x 62mm | 1,179.35g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK/Export
  • 0714847070
  • 9780714847078
  • 1,283,618

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'Elegantly designed, beautifully printed...and sensitively laid out...the choice of images is irreproachable...The temptation to keep on collecting the whole set will no doubt afflict many' (Independent)
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Table of contents

Portrait of the photographer * 4,000-word essay by subject expert* 55 photographs presented chronologically over 110 pages (1 photograph per spread, with title and 1 paragraph commentary) * Brief biography of the photographer
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