Mary Cassatt by Hachette Children's Books, Iain Zaczek
  

Synopsis

Mary Cassatt by Hachette Children's Books, Iain Zaczek

This title looks at the life and works of Mary Cassatt, including an examination of paintings such as The Child's Bath, Young Woman Sewing in a Garden, The Letter, The Omnibus, At the Opera, Family Group Reading and The Boat Party. It looks at the techniques and colour palette that Cassatt used in these works, encouraging readers to look more closely at the interesting elements of each painting. It also includes a timeline of her life, information on museums and galleries where her work is currently displayed and a chance for readers to use what they have learned to make their own painting in the style of Mary Cassatt.

About the Author

Iain Zaczek was born in Dundee, Scotland, and was educated at Wadham College, Oxford, and the Courtauld Institute of Art. He specializes in books about art and design, and his many books include: The Impressionists, Essential Art Deco, Celtic Art and Design, and The Art of Illuminated Manuscripts. He was also a contributing author to Art: The Definitive Visual Guide.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Hachette Children's Books, Iain Zaczek
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

11th September 2014

ISBN

9780750284561


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