Masterpieces up Close

Masterpieces up Close

Western Painting From the 14th to 20th Centuries

Book - 2005
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Masterpieces Up Close will send readers on a journey through the world's most famous paintings from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. They will see some familiar faces, like Leonardo's Mona Lisa and Warhol's Marilyn , and meet some that may be new to them, like the princess in Velzquez's Las Meninas and the mysterious little girl in Rembrandt's Night Watch .

Full-color reproductions of over 20 paintings provide the perfect hunting ground for over a hundred details. Lift-the-flap keys at the end of the book provide the answers. Informative text helps children learn why these paintings have intrigued us for centuries and discover just what makes each work a masterpiece.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : 2005
ISBN: 9780811854030
0811854035
Branch Call Number: JNF 759 D'HAR
Characteristics: 63 p. : col.ill ; 38 cm

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LMcShaneCLE Aug 03, 2015

A closer examination of 21 great Western artists from the 14th to 20th Century- perfect book to compliment the Kehinde Wiley Lockwood Thompson at Cleveland Art Museum http://cpl.org/join-artist-kehinde-wiley-for-an-afternoon-at-the-cleveland-museum-of-art/

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