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  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 04 September 2008
  • ISBN : 9780007279562
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 19 voters

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Perfect for fans of ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’, this is a remarkable love story with a background of religious and political turmoil in Tudor England.

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Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Portrait of an Unknown Woman
  • Author : Vanora Bennett
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • ISBN : 9780007279562
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Perfect for fans of ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’, this is a remarkable love story with a background of religious and political turmoil in Tudor England.

Portrait of an Unknown Lady

Portrait of an Unknown Lady
  • Author : Maria Gainza
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2022-03-03
  • ISBN : 9781473597266
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In this dazzling story of art and illusion, secrets and schemes, who is to be trusted - and what is real? From the internationally acclaimed author of Optic Nerve, a New York Times Notable Book 2019 'A writer who feels immediately important' Observer At a hotel in Buenos Aires, a woman checks in under a pseudonym. She wears a black fur shawl and has no luggage. She is alone. Over the coming days and nights, she tells a story, which begins

The Unknown Woman of the Seine

The Unknown Woman of the Seine
  • Author : Brooks Hansen
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2021-11-02
  • ISBN : 9781504074070
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A mysterious woman is suspected of murder at the 1889 Paris Expo in this historical novel of “gorgeous prose” by the author of The Chess Garden (Kirkus Reviews). Paris, 1889. When the body of an unknown woman appears on the banks of the Seine, it is put on display at the morgue behind Notre Dame, according to protocol. Though the woman is never identified, her eerie beauty is so captivating that a death mask is made of her face. The mask would

Letter from an Unknown Woman and Other Stories

Letter from an Unknown Woman and Other Stories
  • Author : Stefan Zweig
  • Publisher : Pushkin Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29
  • ISBN : 9781782270096
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These four Stefan Zweig stories, newly translated by the award-winning Anthea Bell, are among his most celebrated and compelling work. The titular tale is a devastating depiction of unrequited love, which inspired a classic Hollywood film, directed by Max Ophüls and starring Joane Fontaine. Elsewhere in the collection, a young man mistakes the girl he loves for her sister, two erstwhile lovers meet after an age spent apart, and a married woman repays a debt of gratitude to her

Optic Nerve

Optic Nerve
  • Author : Maria Gainza
  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Release Date : 2019-04-09
  • ISBN : 9781948226172
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"In this delightful autofiction―the first book by Gainza, an Argentine art critic, to appear in English―a woman delivers pithy assessments of world–class painters along with glimpses of her life, braiding the two into an illuminating whole." ―The New York Times Book Review, Notable Book of the Year and Editors' Choice The narrator of Optic Nerve is an Argentinian woman whose obsession is art. The story of her life is the story of the paintings, and painters, who

The English Assassin

The English Assassin
  • Author : Daniel Silva
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2003-02-25
  • ISBN : 9781101209714
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Spy turned art restorer Gabriel Allon finds himself accused of murder in this New York Times bestseller from Daniel Silva. An Israeli spy by trade and art restorer by preference, Gabriel Allon arrives in Zurich to restore the work of an Old Master for a millionaire banker—and finds himself standing in blood and framed for the man’s murder. While trying to clear his name, Allon is swept into a spiraling chain of events involving Nazi art theft, a

Portrait of a Woman in Silk

Portrait of a Woman in Silk
  • Author : Zara Anishanslin
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-20
  • ISBN : 9780300220551
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Through the story of a portrait of a woman in a silk dress, historian Zara Anishanslin embarks on a fascinating journey, exploring and refining debates about the cultural history of the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world. While most scholarship on commodities focuses either on labor and production or on consumption and use, Anishanslin unifies both, examining the worlds of four identifiable people who produced, wore, and represented this object: a London weaver, one of early modern Britain’s few women silk

Marcus Gheeraerts II

Marcus Gheeraerts II
  • Author : Karen Hearn,Tate Britain (Gallery)
  • Publisher : Tate
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : UOM:39015056222980
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Gheeraert's portrait of Elizabeth I is one of the most famous paintings of the 'Virgin Queen'. This book addresses the life and work of this innovative artist who painted some of the most important figures of his age, defining the public image of the monarchy under Elizabeth I and James I.