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Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Overview
Works: 268 works in 515 publications in 3 languages and 6,574 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  History  Biography  Portraits  Pictorial works  Genealogy  Art 
Roles: Other, Editor, Publisher
Classifications: TR680,
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Most widely held works about Scottish National Portrait Gallery
 
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Most widely held works by Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Man Ray portraits by Man Ray( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The artist May Ray (1890-1976) initially taught himself photography in order to reproduce his own works of art, but it became one of his preferred mediums. As a contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements in Paris during the 1920s, Man Ray was perfectly placed to make defining images of his avant-garde contemporaries, including Jean Cocteau, Peggy Guggenheim, and Gertrude Stein. Man Ray also photographed his friends and lovers, among them Kiki de Montparnasse (Alice Prin), Lee Miller, who helped him discover the solarization printing process, and Ady Fidelin. Man Ray continued to take portrait photographs throughout his career, including little-known images from 1940s Hollywood, and of stars such as Ava Gardner and Catherine Deneuve taken during the 1950s and 1960s. An essential reference on Man Ray's life and work, this book includes an introduction by Terence Pepper and essay by Marina Warner exploring the artist's creativity and appetite for innovation and experimentation. Complete with first-hand testimonies from the artist's sitters and over 200 beautifully reproduced images, this handsome volume provides a survey of the finest portraits from one of the most inventive photographic artists of the 20th century."--Publisher's website
Printed light : the scientific art of William Henry Fox Talbot and David Octavius Hill with Robert Adamson by John Ward( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allan Ramsay, 1713-1784 by Alastair Smart( Book )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painting in Scotland, 1570-1650 : [catalogue of an exhibition held at] the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 21 August to 21 September [1975] by Duncan Thomson( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magna brava : Magnum's women photographers, Eve Arnold, Martine Franck, Susan Meiselas, Inge Morath, Marilyn Silverstone by Sara Stevenson( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotocatalogus met het werk van vijf vrouwelijke fotojournalisten, leden van de Magnum photo cooperative
Below stairs : 400 years of servants' portraits by Giles Waterfield( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard & Maria Cosway : Regency artists of taste and fashion by Stephen Lloyd( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visions of the Ottoman Empire by Scottish National Portrait Gallery( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and Turkish and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genial company : the theme of genius in eighteenth-century British portraiture by Desmond Shawe-Taylor( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The photography of John Muir Wood 1805-1892 : an accomplished amateur by Sara Stevenson( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The naked portrait, 1900-2007 by Martin Hammer( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A face for any occasion : some aspects of portrait engraving by Sara Stevenson( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scots in Italy in the 18th century by Basil C Skinner( Book )

7 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood in seventeenth century Scotland : the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 19 August-19 September 1976 by Rosalind K Marshall( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Scottish photography : a critical review of the work of seventeen photographers by David Brittain( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Light from the dark room : a celebration of Scottish photography, a Scottish-Canadian collaboration by Sara Stevenson( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Michael Wright, the King's painter by Sara Stevenson( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Art of jewellery in Scotland( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hill and Adamson's The fishermen and women of the Firth of Forth by Sara Stevenson( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasures of Fyvie : 4 July-29 September 1985, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Queen Street, Edinburgh( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Magna brava : Magnum's women photographers, Eve Arnold, Martine Franck, Susan Meiselas, Inge Morath, Marilyn Silverstone
Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Galleries of Scotland

Édimbourg (GB)

Edinburgh (Lothian) Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Edinburgh Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Galería Nacional Escocesa del Retrato

Great Britain Scottish National Portrait Gallery

National Galleries of Scotland Edinburgh National Portrait Gallery

National Galleries of Scotland Edinburgh Portrait Gallery

National Galleries of Scotland Edinburgh Scottish National Portrait Gallery

National Galleries of Scotland Scottish National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh

National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh.

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Portrait Gallery.

Portrait Gallery Edinburgh

Skota Nacia Portretgalerio

Национальная портретная галерея Шотландии

גלריית הדיוקנאות הלאומית של סקוטלנד

스코틀랜드 국립 초상화 미술관

スコットランド国立肖像画美術館

蘇格蘭國立肖像美術館

Languages
English (142)

Turkish (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Below stairs : 400 years of servants' portraitsRichard & Maria Cosway : Regency artists of taste and fashionThe naked portrait, 1900-2007Light from the dark room : a celebration of Scottish photography, a Scottish-Canadian collaborationHenry Raeburn and his printmakers