The Little Egon Schiele by Catherine de Duve

The Little Egon Schiele

Written by Catherine de Duve
Illustrated by


The Little Egon Schiele by Catherine de Duve

It's the end of the Austro-Hungarian empire and of the First World War. Discover Vienna at me time of Egon Schiele. Why was his life so turbulent? A friend of Klimt's, they call him The Silver Klimt . What did he contribute to art? Why do his paintings capture us today? Discover his unique and intimate style, his colour palette and his models. Like Schiele, paint landscapes, emotions, expressive hands, self-portraits, your city, or your town...Happy Museum! is a series of short, interactive books for juniors from 4 to 14 years of age. Its purpose is to spread the enjoyment of art and to inspire, turning family trips to the museum or art gallery into a fun experience through the creative, educational and enjoyable interactive activities in these books.

About the Author

Catherine de Duve is an art historian and painter who worked at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium. She designed her first interactive work for children in 1999, a review of James Ensor. She went on as an editor and author to pursue children's art publishing in 2000. Catherine de Duve has written more than thirty books of children's art for Kate'Art Editions, Alice Edition (Brussels), Hatier (Paris) and The Birdcage (USA).

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32 pages


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Happy Museum an imprint of Kate art edition

Publication date

10th December 2015



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