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Secret lives of great artists : what your teachers never told you about master painter and sculptors

Author: Elizabeth Lunday; Mario Zucca
Publisher: Philadelphia : Quirk Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Leonardo (alleged sodomist) to Caravaggio (convicted murderer) to Edward Hopper (alleged wife beater), Secret Lives of Great Artists recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of international art. You'll learn that Michelangelo's body odor was so bad, his assistants couldn't stand working for him; that Vincent van Gogh sometimes ate paint  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Lunday; Mario Zucca
ISBN: 9781594742576 159474257X
OCLC Number: 227018388
Description: 287 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Jan van Eyck --
Sandro Botticelli --
Leonardo da Vinci --
Albrecht Dürer --
Michelangelo Buonarroti --
Art of the times : Raphael Sanzio --
Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio --
Rembrandt van Rijn --
Johannes (Jan) Vermeer --
Francisco Goya --
Art of the times : the Venus de Milo --
Jacques-Louis David --
Dante Gabriel Rossetti --
Édouard Manet --
James McNeill Whistler --
Edgar Degas --
Paul Cézanne --
Auguste Rodin --
Claude Monet --
Henri Rousseau --
Vincent van Gogh --
Art of the times : Ukiyo-e and the influence of Hokusai --
Georges Seurat --
Gustav Klimt --
Edvard Munch --
Henri Matisse --
Pablo Picasso --
Art of the times : African art --
Edward Hopper --
Diego Rivera --
Marc Chagall --
Marcel Duchamp --
Georgia O'Keeffe --
M.C. Escher --
René Magritte --
Salvador Dalí --
Frida Kahlo --
Art of the times : pre-Columbian art --
Jackson Pollock --
Andy Warhol.
Other Titles: What your teachers never told you about master painter and sculptors
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Lunday ; illustrated by Mario Zucca.

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Suitable for art lovers, this work helps you learn about the artists behind your favourite artworks: Michelangelo had such repellent body odour that his assistants couldn't stand working for him;  Read more...

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