Girl in a Green Gown: The History and Mystery of the Arnolfini Portrait
The Arnolfini Portrait by Jan van Eyck in 1434 hangs in the National Gallery in London and remains a mystery to this day. Is the painting of the girl in the green gown the celebration of marriage or pregnancy, a memorial to a wife who died in childbirth, a fashion statement or a status symbol? Using her acclaimed forensic skills as an art historian, Carola Hicks set out to decode the mystery of one the most enigmatic paintings in the western art.
Author: Carola Hicks
Foreward: Grayson Perry
Size: 19.8 x 12.9 cm, 272 pages