What Great Paintings Say. Faces of Power

Title: What Great Paintings Say. Faces of Power
Author: Rainer Hagen 
Publisher: Taschen 
Theme: Art history 
Format: Hardcover 
Pages: 96 
Dimension: 27 x 22 cm 
Language: English 
Release date: February 2018 
ISBN: 9783836569767 


Discover the hidden details concealed within depictions of powerful figures of the past, from the sixth-century prostitute turned Byzantine Empress Theodora to military leader and famous co-author of history’s rudest letter Ivan Sirko. Part detectives, part historians, Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen dissect 13 historical masterworks, complete with insightful essays and crisp enlarged details.