One Hundred Portraits

Barry Moser's wood engravings are eloquent commentaries on the characters of the writers, musicians, artists, and other notables who have been his subjects across the past few decades. His portraits—100 of which are collected and beautifully reproduced here—are telling visions of complexity and attention. From John Keats to e. e. cummings, Charles Dickens to Joyce Carol Oates, Moser's faces speak volumes.

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