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Picasso and the Great Painters

Art Featured Books for 9+ readers

Picasso and the Great Painters Synopsis

This delightful new book for children takes the reader on a colourful trip through the history of painting with Picasso as guide. It reproduces some of Picasso's most famous works alongside the paintings that inspired them, fromVelazquez's Meninas to Manet's notorious Dejeuner sur l'Herbe, exploring why Picasso loved them so much and how he re-created them in his own inimitable style. The book ends with an activity section in which children can use their own pencils and brushes to distort, reshape and paint what they feel - just like Picasso!

Picasso and the Great Painters Press Reviews

'The brilliance of this book lies in the way it will educate children without them even knowing it' - Artists & Illustrators Magazine

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ISBN: 9780500288078
Publication date: 19/01/2009
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780500288078
Publication date: 19th January 2009
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 48 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: Art

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