The Portrait

The Portrait

  • Publish Date: 2005-04-21
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Iain Pears
Riverhead Hardcover
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Journeying to a remote French island to sit for a portrait that is painted by his tormented artist friend, an influential London art critic recalls the early years of their friendship, his own influence over aspiring artists, and the power struggle between subject and artist in the course of the sitting. By the author of An Instance of the Fingerpost. 100,000 first printing.

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