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Dan's angel : a detective's guide to the language of painting

Author: Alexander Sturgis; Lauren Child
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Dan finds himself locked inside a museum after closing hours, he discovers a world or art he'd never dreamed possible. An angel steps out of a painting and takes him on an exploratory tour of the great masterpieces, explaining the symbolism of each painting.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Sturgis; Lauren Child
ISBN: 0711218854 9780711218857 0711218846 9780711218840
OCLC Number: 972815150
Description: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Cortona Alterpiece with the Annunciation / Fra Angelico --
Belhazzar's Feast / Rembrandt --
Andromeda and Perseus / Piero di Cosimo --
The Marquesa de Pontejos / Francisco de Goya --
Soap bubbles / Jean Siméon Chardin --
Venus and Mars / Sandro Botticelli --
Madonna and Child with Saints in the enclosed Garden --
The judgement of Paris / Claude Lorrain --
Devi Battles Buffalo Demon Mahisha --
Sunflowers / Vincent van Gogh --
Weeping women / Pablo Picasso --
Number 1, 1950 Lavender Mist / Jackson Pollock.
Responsibility: Alexander Sturgis ; illustrated by Lauren Child.

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