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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: 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.
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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