The Little Vermeer Colour and Learn with... by Catherine de Duve


The Little Vermeer Colour and Learn with... by Catherine de Duve

We know very little about Vermeer's life. Father of a large family, he paints very few canvasses, yet his painting are very famous! Discover the trades of the time: dairywoman, lacemaker, astronomer, geographer, maid, music teacher...Colour in the gabled houses of the Delft alley where the painter lives. Meet the girl with pearl earring. Discover the musical instruments of the time and decipher the messages hidden in his paintings and colour them in Vermeer's style. 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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24 pages
Interest Age: 3 - 10 years old


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Publication date

28th December 2015



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