Nina Cosford Illustration - frida Kahlo life portraits

Life Portraits

A series of illustrated biographies of four iconic women in art and literature: Virginia Woolf, Jane Austen, Coco Chanel and Frida Kahlo.   Each book explores these trailblazers' legacies through looking not just at their careers and accomplishments, but at the daily details of their lives and what made them real people.   Written by Zena Alkayat and published by Frances Lincoln.   Also published in the US by Chronicle Books under the series title Libraries of Luminaries.   Thanks to Maria Popova at Brain Pickings for the studio book shots....

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