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The Usborne book of famous paintings

Author: Rosie Dickins; Philip Hopman
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2009.
Series: Internet-linked reference
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to 35 well-known paintings, arranged in order of date and spanning a range of periods and styles. Paintings include: "Mona Lisa" by Leonardo da Vinci; "Girl with a pearl earring" by Jan Vermeer; "Sunflowers" by Vincent van Gogh; "The scream" by Edvard Munch; and, "Marilyn" by Andy Warhol. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosie Dickins; Philip Hopman
ISBN: 9780746099971 0746099975
OCLC Number: 359890681
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 79 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), 2 folded sheets (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: The Arnolfini Portrait --
Spring --
St. George and the Dragon --
Mona Lisa --
The Sistine Chapel ceiling --
The Maids of Honour --
The Courtyard of a House in Delft --
Self Portrait --
Girl with a Pearl Earring --
Mr. and Mrs. Andrews --
The Great Wave --
The "Fighting Temeraire" --
Ophelia --
Dance at the Moulin de la Galette --
A Bar at the Folies-Bergiere --
A Sunday on La Grande Jatte --
Sunflowers --
Blue Dancers --
The Scream --
The Kiss --
Harmony in Red --
Water Lilies, Morning --
Yellow --
Red --
Blue --
Oriental Poppies --
American Gothic --
The Persistence of Memory --
Guernica --
Self Portrait (The Frame) --
Nighthawks --
Number 6 --
Relativity --
Golconda --
Fall --
Marilyn --
Mr and Mrs. Clark and Percy.
Series Title: Internet-linked reference
Responsibility: Rosie Dickins ; with pictures by 35 famous artists plus drawings by Philip Hopman.

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This book offers a lavish introduction to 35 of the world's best-known, best-loved paintings. It includes the "Mona Lisa", "Girl with a Pearl Earring", Van Gogh's "Sunflowers" and "The Scream".  Read more...

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'This is a fascinating and eye-catching book. It explains about paintings and artists but the facts are written in a fun way. It is suitable for ages 8-100!' - The Good Book Guide

 
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