Looking at Pictures

Looking at Pictures

An Introduction to Art for Young People Through the National Gallery Collection

Book - 2009
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This is a young person's guide to art, aimed at children aged 9 and older. Written in a very accessible way, it discusses art history, techniques and subject matter as seen through the paintings in the National Gallery's collection. Topics include- hidden meanings, symbols and clues; light and atmosphere; potraits; landscapes; telling stories; composition and the use of colour. The work of artists like Goya, Monet, Vermeer and Reynolds abound. Filled with amusing cartoons and wonderful images, this is the ideal introduction to the wonderful world of Western art.
Publisher: London : 2009
ISBN: 9781408114926
Branch Call Number: JNF 701.18 RICH
Characteristics: 80 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: National Gallery (Great Britain)

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