Portrait of an Unknown Woman

A Novel by Vanora Bennett

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks

Written in English
Cover of: Portrait of an Unknown Woman | Vanora Bennett
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  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical
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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages432
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Open LibraryOL9592454M
ISBN 100061252565
ISBN 109780061252563
OCLC/WorldCa226295461

Click here to read reviewer Luan Gaines' take on Portrait of an Unknown Woman.. In her historical fiction debut, Portrait of an Unknown Woman, Vanora Bennett brings a crucial slice of English history to life with compelling characterizations and a keen eye for period mueck-consulting.com on the rise and fall of humanist author and statesman Sir Thomas More during the English Reformation and the German. Sep 06,  · Portrait of the Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett I just hate it when a good book ends in a hurry. That, unfortunately, was the case with Portrait of an Unknown Woman. It tells the story of a woman, liberally educated for that time, and her relationships with her adoptive father, her husband, and a . Jun 25,  · Listen to Portrait of an Unknown Woman: A Novel audiobook by Vanora Bennett. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!Author: Vanora Bennett. Aug 27,  · Directed by Helmut Käutner. With Ruth Leuwerik, O.W. Fischer, Erich Schellow, Irene von Meyendorff. Keller, a painter, while at the ballet is impressed with the beauty of Nicole and sketches her head on the body of a nude model. When it is shown, it causes embarrassment to Nicole's husband, Walter, a diplomat whose career is threatened.7/10(1).

very good hardcover with no dust jacket but there is a nice pictorial cover. Nov 06,  · This head and shoulder portrait features an unknown woman looking away from the camera with a traditional portrait expression. She wears a cheek-bone length haircut, a taut string of pearls, and an embellished dress. Beading along the swooped neckline mirrors the pearls above, while rows of the same beading radiate out from beneath. The photographer signed "Hixon Studio . Nov 04,  · In this photograph stands an unknown woman against a stark black background holding an issue of Shadowland, a popular theater magazine that circulated in the ss. The figure wears a tattered shirt and skirt and polka-dotted headscarf, completing a pirate-inspired outfit. She holds a large issue of Shadowland that covers her midsection and that has been perhaps brightened by Hixon in the. Mar 30,  · Book; Genre. Fiction, Romance, Bennett’s Portrait of an Unknown Woman centers on the brilliant Meg, Thomas More’s ward and the object of German painter Hans Holbein’s desire. Alas for Author: Rebecca Ascher-Walsh.

Title: Portrait of a Boy with a Drawing Book, possibly a Pupil of the Artist; Portrait of an Unknown Woman in Russian Costume Created around the same time. Pick-a-Back (Mrs. Payne Gallaway and Child) (copy of) Visually similar work. Lady With a Bowl of Violets Uses same medium. This work displays a number of clear influences from Rembrandt, such as the detail of the jewellery, however the portrait also seemingly lacks Rembrandt’s ability to capture the personality of the sitter. Portrait of an Unknown Woman English Heritage, Kenwood. Lieutenant-Admiral Michiel de Ruyter (–) National Maritime Museum. Jun 25,  · Short Synopsis Set against the turmoil, intrigue, and tragedy of Henry VIII's court, Portrait of an Unknown Woman is an unforgettable story of sin and religion, desire and deception. It is the story of a young woman on the brink of sensual awakening and of a country on the edge of mayhem. Jan 27,  · Whew! Finally finished. I really wish I had more time to read Anyway, I am done reading Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora mueck-consulting.com here’s my little review The book is a historical fiction that takes place in the ’s in England during the time of .

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Mar 16,  · Portrait of an Unknown Woman: A Novel [Vanora Bennett] on mueck-consulting.com *FREE* shipping Portrait of an Unknown Woman book qualifying offers. In the yearthe great portraitist Hans Holbein, fleeing the Protestant Reformation, comes to England under commission to Sir Thomas More.

/5(62). Mar 16,  · Portrait of an Unknown Woman: A Novel [Vanora Bennett] on mueck-consulting.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The year is The great portraitist Hans Holbein, who has fled the reformation in Europe, is making his first trip to England under commission to Sir Thomas More.

In the course of six years4/5(62). “Portrait of an Unknown Woman” is told from the viewpoint of Meg Giggs, adopted daughter of Sir Thomas More, sometimes in the first person, sometimes in the third.

When the book opens the More family is awaiting the arrival of Hans Holbein, who is to paint a family portrait/5. Apr 01,  · Portrait of an Unknown Woman is historical fiction at its best, rich in detail and observation that dares to choose as its setting the household of More. It is a novel that unfolds from an oblique angle, revealing itself not through More's eyes but through the eye of his young ward, Meg Giggs -- /5.

With a striking sense of period detail Portrait of an Unknown Woman is an unforgettable story of sin and religion, desire and deception.

It is the story of a young woman on the brink of sensual awakening and of a country on the edge of mayhem. Portrait of An Unknown Woman (Book): Bennett, Vanora: The year is The great portraitist Hans Holbein, who has fled the reformation in Europe, is making his first trip to Portrait of an Unknown Woman book under commission to Sir Thomas More.

In the course of six years, Holbein will become a close friend to the More family and paint two nearly identical family portraits. But closer examination of the paintings. Apr 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Portrait of an Unknown Woman book by Vanora Bennett.

In the yearthe great portraitist Hans Holbein, fleeing the Protestant Reformation, comes to England under commission to Sir Thomas More. Over the course of Free shipping over $/5(5). Eve ‘Rich in period detail, full of human passion, Portrait of an Unknown Woman mingles art, politics and family drama to evoke the period when humanism was taking root in England.

A fascinating tale, skilfully told and highly recommended.’. With a striking sense of period detail Portrait of an Unknown Woman is an unforgettable story of sin and religion, desire and deception. It is the story of a young woman on the brink of sensual awakening and of a country on the edge of mayhem.-Click here to view a trailer for Portrait of an Unknown Woman.

Portrait of An Unknown Woman (Book): Bennett, Vanora, The year is The great portraitist Hans Holbein, who has fled the reformation in Europe, is making his first trip to England under commission to Sir Thomas More.

In the course of six years, Holbein will become a close friend to the More family and paint two nearly identical family portraits. But closer examination of the. With a striking sense of period detail Portrait of an Unknown Woman is an unforgettable story of sin and religion, desire and deception.

Romance, intrigue, politics, religion and art come together in Vanora Bennett's first novel, set against the backdrop of 16th century England at a time when Protestants, Catholics and humanists were set on a collision course.

Find books like Portrait of an Unknown Woman from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Portrait of an Unknown Woman also. The following is an incomplete list of paintings by Frans Hals that are generally accepted as autograph by the Frans Hals Museum and other sources.

The list is more or less in order of creation, starting from around when Frans Hals began painting on his mueck-consulting.coms: Frans Hals Museum. Apr 06,  · Buy Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(23). Get this from a library. Portrait of an unknown woman. [Vanora Bennett] -- The year is Hans Holbein, the Younger is at the beginning of his career when he travels to England under the patronage of Sir Thomas More.

His arrival brings the Renaissance in painting from. Alright all now I am 90% convinced it is me. I have yet another 3 out of 5 book here. Although with this one it wasn't another case of a rushed ending at least. I don't really know why they called it Portrait of an Unknown Woman since the art aspect of it played precious little role in the book over all/5(28).

Portrait of an Unknown Woman. Written by Vanora Bennett Review by Ilysa Magnus. In this, journalist Vanora Bennett’s first novel, Meg Giggs, adopted daughter of Sir Thomas More, springs brilliantly to mueck-consulting.com: Vanora Bennett.

Feb 05,  · Read "Portrait of an Unknown Woman and other stories" by Alison Lang available from Rakuten Kobo. Ghosts from the past. Visions of the future. A priest on a doomed mission to a heathen island, a painting hidden from pu /5(9). Portrait of an Unknown Woman, also known as The Unknown Woman, An Unknown Lady or Stranger (Russian: Неизвестная, tr.

Neizvestnaya) is an oil painting by the Russian artist Ivan Kramskoi, painted in The model, whose identity is unknown, is a woman of "quiet strength and forthright gaze".Artist: Ivan Kramskoi.

Vanora Bennett's Portrait of an Unknown Woman is a fascinating, well researched historical novel about two 16th century men, Sir Thomas More and artist Hans Holbein. Central to the storyline is a young woman who meant much to both of them. Of course, the history of the tumultuous times in which these people lived is larger than all the characters put together and makes for a dramatic story in.

Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at mueck-consulting.com Get this from a library. Portrait of an unknown woman. [Vanora Bennett] -- In an epic tale set against a backdrop of civil-war torn sixteenth-century Europe, portraitist Hans Holbein the Younger flees to the safety of Tudor England in order to escape artistic censorship.

PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN WOMAN. Book Sense Pick A Selection of Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers Program “A journalist whose books include The Taste of Dreams: An Obsession with Russia and Caviar, Bennett proves equally adept at breathing life into a novel of the turbulent period of European history known as the Protestant.

PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN WOMAN. by As Hans Holbein arrives to paint what will be his famous portrait of More and family, Meg comes back into contact with the man she always loved, John Clement, and with whom she shares healing aspirations.

our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and Author: Vanora Bennett. With a striking sense of period detail, Portrait of an Unknown Woman is an unforgettable story of sin and religion, desire and deception.

It is the story of a young woman on the brink of sensual awakening and of a country on the edge of mayhem. Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

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Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett About the Book The year is The great portraitist Hans Holbein, who has fled the reformation in Europe, is making his first trip to England under commission to Sir Thomas More.

In the course of six years, Holbein will become a close friend to the. Mar 29,  · The heart has secrets, but the canvas betrays desire.

In Vanora Bennett's novel PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN WOMAN, king's confidante Sir Thomas More and portraitist Hans Holbein safeguard a secret that.

Apr 09,  · Portrait of an Unknown Woman. by Vanora Bennett. InI received a beautiful copy of this book. It was an ARC and the cover art was not used on the finished version. Normally when I fall in love with a book that is not its official version, I will buy it once it hits the shelves–but not this one.

I loved the cover too much. Mar 30,  · Portrait of an Unknown Woman, by Venora Bennett This historical fiction is set during the time of Henry VIII, but reads like it should be an episode on The mueck-consulting.com interesting tale about discovering those that surround you on a more deeper level, whether or like what you find or not, this is definitely a great book by a brilliant mueck-consulting.com: Alexjd.

Jun 06,  · With a striking sense of period detail, Portrait of an Unknown Woman is an unforgettable story of sin and religion, desire and deception. It is the story of a young woman on the brink of sensual awakening and of a country on the edge of mueck-consulting.com: Tantor Audio.Click here to read reviewer Kathryn J.

Atwood's take on Portrait of an Unknown Woman. The background for this taut historical novel is the uneasy reign of Henry VIII and the pursuit of the king’s Great Matter, a divorce from Catherine of Aragon to marry Anne Boleyn.Portrait of an unknown woman, begins with Hans Holbein arriving to paint the family of Sir Thomas More.

Meg Griggs is a ward of Sir Thomas and the beginning is told in the first person through her eyes.