The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velazquez Kindle Å


  • Kindle Edition
  • The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velazquez
  • Laura Cumming
  • 10 October 2017
  • 9780099587040

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The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of VelazquezWINNER OF THE JAMES TAIT BLACK BIOGRAPHY PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON FICTIONSelected as a Book of the Year in theHerald In , a Reading bookseller named John Snare came across the dirt blackened portrait of a prince at a country house auction Suspecting that it might be a long lost Vel zquez, he bought the picture and set out to discover its strange history a quest that led from fame to ruin and exileFusing detection and biography, this book shows how and why great works of art can affect us, even to the point of mania And on the trail of John Snare, Cumming makes a surprising discovery of her own But most movingly, The Vanishing Man is an eloquent and passionate homage to the Spanish master Vel zquez, bringing us closer to the creation and appreciation of his works than ever before


About the Author: Laura Cumming

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