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Memling and the Art of Portraiture

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A thorough and sumptuously illustrated appraisal of every one of Hans Memling's portraits.
Published to accompany a major international touring exhibition, this catalogue provides a lavish overview of Memling's successful career in portraiture, with a selection of some thirty portraits by the master and his school, including portrait-wings from diptychs and triptychs along
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Thames & Hudson Ltd
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Apr 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art, monographies
This is a catalogue of the exhibition organized by the Frick, the Thyssen and the Groeningemuseum back in 2005. I visited the exhibit then, but bought and read the catalogue recently.

Most of the twenty-something portraits are free standing, but there are some imbedded in altarpieces as praying donors. They come from a good array of Museums, and that is always a sign of a worth-while exhibition.

Hans Memling was of German origin but settled in the Netherlands at an early age. He probably learnt hi
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