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13 Paintings Children Should Know
People of all ages are fascinated by Mona Lisa's beguiling smile, Van Gogh's hypnotic night sky, and Frida Kahlo's depiction of herself with a monkey. These paintings and ten others are featured in the book in large reproductions with accompanying details. The readable text offers biographical information about each artist and important facts about the painting's technical ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published October 24th 2009 by Prestel Publishing
(first published 2009)
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Often it takes a kids book fro ou to be able to understand what a painter is portraying in art. Who really knows however. The author discusses themes and events of the time the paintings were painted to explain why they are what they are. Who can suggest otherwise?