13 Paintings Children Should Know -

13 Paintings Children Should Know



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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. Thirteen major paintings are featured in this book in large reproductions with accompanying detail images. The highly accessible text offers biographical information about each artist and important facts about the painting's technical and historical aspects. Games, quizzes and colouring exercises provide additional opportunities for young readers to interact with the artworks, while a timeline throughout the book allows for easy historical orientation. Children will return again and again to these works, which provide continued opportunities for contemplation and discovery. Also by Angela Wenzel in Prestel's Adventures in Art Series: Edgar Degas: Dance Like a Butterfly; The Mad, Mad, Mad World of Salvador Dali; Paul Cezanne: How He Amazed the World; Do You See What I See?: The Art of Illusion and Rene Magritte: Now You See it Now You Don't. AUTHOR: Angela Wenzel is a museum educator in Germany. She is the author of numerous art books for children. ILLUSTRATIONS 60 colour illustrations *

Product code: 9783791343235

ISBN 9783791343235
No. Of Pages 48
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H287xW248xS12
Publisher Prestel
Series 13 Children Should Know
In this attractive and accessible book, thirteen engaging works by the world's greatest artists are beautifully presented in an excellent introduction to art for young people.