Title: Master Pieces Up Close: Western Painting ...
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good+
Edition: Second Printing
Second Printing. Very Good condition. Clean pages. Tight binding. Covers may have minor shelf wear. Good condition Dust Jacket Included. DJ has light to moderate shelf wear, rubbing. (U92). Bookseller Inventory # 100407602
Synopsis: Masterpieces Up Close will send readers on a journey through the world's most famous paintings from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. They will see some familiar faces, like Leonardo's Mona Lisa and Warhol's Marilyn, and meet some that may be new to them, like the princess in Vel zquez's Las Meninas and the mysterious little girl in Rembrandt's Night Watch.
Full-color reproductions of over 20 paintings provide the perfect hunting ground for over a hundred details. Lift-the-flap keys at the end of the book provide the answers. Informative text helps children learn why these paintings have intrigued us for centuries and discover just what makes each work a masterpiece.
About the Author: Claire d'Harcourt is a children's book editor and the author of many books about art and history, including Art Up Close and Louvre in Close-Up . She lives in France.
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