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Portrait of an Unknown Woman

A Novel

by Vanora Bennett

  • 304 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7289524M
ISBN 100061251836
ISBN 109780061251832
OCLC/WorldCa71508608

Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Used - Good. All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Your purchase supports More Than Words, a nonprofit job training program for youth, empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. 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. In , I 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 natalierosedodd.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 natalierosedodd.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 natalierosedodd.com: Tantor Audio.


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Mar 16,  · Portrait of an Unknown Woman: A Novel [Vanora Bennett] on natalierosedodd.com *FREE* shipping on 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 natalierosedodd.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 Portrait of an Unknown Woman book 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 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 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.

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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 natalierosedodd.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 natalierosedodd.comGet 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.