Colourful and informative book to discover how and why portraits are made, and the fascinating stories they tell, offering an intriguing insight into the lives of the great portrait artists and the people they painted, as well as portrait making today. From Leonardo da Vinci to Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol.
What is a portrait? What forms do portraits come in? Why are portraits so popular? Find out the answers to these intriguing questions in this detailed information book with breath-taking oil paintings, photographs and illustrations.
Published by Usborne in association with National Galleries of Scotland, The National Gallery, London and the National Portrait Gallery, London.