By Richard H. Saunders
In this sumptuously illustrated e-book, Richard H. Saunders explores our collective realizing of portraiture, its background in the US, the way it shapes our person and nationwide id, and why we make portraits—whether for propaganda and public impression or for private and personal appreciation. American Faces is a wealthy and engaging view of ourselves.
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American Faces: A Cultural History of Portraiture and Identity by Richard H. Saunders