Like artist's everywhere, Paul Cezanne painted what was familiar to him: his family, his surroundings, the objects in and around his home. He delighted in the most basic elements of colour, size, and shape. This captivating look at the artist's life uses Cezanne's numerous paintings of his studio to explore his methods and technique, and his portraits of his family and friends to reveal Cezanne's personal history. It also points out details from his greatest masterpieces, encouraging young readers to investigate for themselves just as Cezanne explored the brilliance of the French countryside - its light and hues, textures and shadows - in a way no other artist ever has.
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Angela Wenzel works at the K 20 art museum in Dusseldorf, Germany. She is the author of numerous titles in the Adventures in Art series, including those on Klimt, Magritte, Degas, and Dali.
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Book Description Prestel. 1 Laminated Cover(s), 2004. hard. Book Condition: New. "I want to amaze Paris with an apple," French artist Paul Cézanne once said, and he succeeded through his remarkable approach to painting. This book relates the story of the artist's life (1839–1906), spent largely in the relative seclusion of Provence, while examining his ideas about art through his works. The slim, large-format volume for readers 10 to 13 discusses the "stories behind the pictures," and is illustrated on nearly every page with captioned photos or reproductions of art. 29. Bookseller Inventory # 40208
Book Description Prestel Publishing February 2005, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 179734
Book Description Prestel Pub, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX3791332961
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97837913329631.0
Book Description Prestel Publishing, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P113791332961