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How to look at and understand great art. Episode 18, Portraits - how artists see others

Hirsh, Sharon L., (presenter.). The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (33 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2011.

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Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2011.
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In examining the diverse functions and types of portraits, study the important elements of facial presentation and the subject's position and gaze with relation to the viewer and the pictorial space. See how Rembrandt added dramatic power to his group "corporation" portraits, and how David carefully rendered Napoleon in symbolic terms.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Art > History.
Art appreciation.
Art.
Genre: Documentary films.

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