Impressionism 13 Artists Children Should Know by Florian Heine

Impressionism 13 Artists Children Should Know

Written by Florian Heine
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Impressionism 13 Artists Children Should Know by Florian Heine

In this beautifully produced volume, young readers are given the opportunity to study masterpieces of Impressionist work in great detail. From Monet's Impression, Sunrise, which is attributed to starting the movement, to Seurat's pointillist masterpiece, A Sunday on La Grande Jatte, each painting is reproduced on its own page with descriptive texts, biographical details of the artist, and entertaining facts. Along the way readers will learn the historic context of these paintings as well as a variety of artistic terms. The book also offers playful suggestions for creating Impressionist art at home or school as well as ideas that will help young readers appreciate why the Impressionist style was at once revolutionary and timeless.

About the Author

Florian Heine is a freelance photographer, art historian, and author. He lives in Munich. He is the author of 13 Painters Children Should Know, 13 Art Inventions Children Should Know, and 13 Architects Children Should Know (all by Prestel).

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48 pages


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Publication date

24th February 2015



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