Masterpieces up Close

Masterpieces up Close

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Grand Central Pub
Masterpieces Up Close is back in print! Once again readers can explore great works of art from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century in exquisite large-format detail. Captioned, full-color reproductions of more than twenty paintings provide informative and challenging treasure hunts involving more than one-hundred close-up details. Don't worry, if you can't find one of them, lift-the-flap copies of each painting can be found in the back of the book highlighting each detail. Brief biographical sketches offer information about the artists.

Baker & Taylor
Full-color reproductions of more than twenty paintings and informative text help children learn why these paintings have intrigued art lovers for centuries and discover just what makes each work a masterpiece.

Publisher: New York, NY : Princeton Architectural, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9781616894146
Branch Call Number: j 759 D535m, 2006
Characteristics: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 38 cm
Additional Contributors: Kirk, Shoshanna


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What makes great art? Details! Examining many popular works regarded as great, d'Harcourt hones in on key techniques and devices and historical context. Written for children, greatly appreciated by curious adults.

Kris L.


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