The power of art / Simon Schama.
Publication year: 2009
Publisher: London : Bodley Head,
ISBN: 9781847921185 (pbk.) : 1847921183 (pbk.) :
Originally published: London: BBC, 2006.
Taking eight famous painters and their great masterpieces, this book takes you back to the intense moment in history when these works were conceived and born. In each case the artist is backed into a corner, and given a chance to confound his rivals, enemies and critics.
448 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
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