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In Pursuit of a Vanishing Star

A Novel

by Gustaf Sobin

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7453970M
ISBN 100393324001
ISBN 109780393324006

  A Good Day's Work book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A Good Day's Work is a lyrical journey through a semi-mythological /5(2).   The Vanishing Man: In Pursuit of Velazquez by Laura Cumming review – giving up everything for a painting The story of a Victorian obsessive .

  T his is a book born out of raging grief. Following her artist father's death from an illness that had cruelly affected his sight, the Observer's art critic, Laura Cumming, went to Madrid 4/5. British art historian Laura Cumming has written a book, "The Vanishing Velazquez: A 19th Century Bookseller's Obsession With a Lost Masterpiece", about John Snare, who purchased at an auction in a painting he thinks is a portrait of Prince Charles, painted by Diego Velazquez.

Every location in this book is threatened with extinction because of the modern way Americans live. The book is filled with a search for buffalo, black bears, moose, and eagles. The book is about conservation and just how confusing conservation became under the Bush administration/5. Laura Cumming has been the art critic of The Observer (London) since Previously, she was arts editor of the New Statesman magazine, literary editor of the Listener, and deputy editor of Literary is a former columnist for the Herald and has contributed to the London Evening Standard, The Guardian, L’Express, and book The Vanishing Velazquez was longlisted for the Released on: Novem


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She was in Constantinople. This book has three main themes; John Snare’s obsession with the painting and the impact it has on his life, art history featuring the times and works of Valazquez and the history between England and Spain/5.

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