Art Up Close: From Ancient to Modern

Art Up Close: From Ancient to Modern

by Claire d'Harcourt


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This sequel to the best-selling Masterpieces Up Close is another fun, interactive book that introduces works of art from museums around the world across different eras and styles, including an ancient Egyptian papyrus, a Byzantine mosaic, Renaissance frescoes, a medieval European tapestry, Arabic and Aztec manuscripts, Japanese woodblock prints, and impressionist, surrealist, and cubist paintings. Full-color reproductions of twenty-three famous works of art provide a colorful hunting ground for over two hundred close-up details. Lift-the-flap keys at the end of the book provide intriguing facts about the works and the artists who created them. Young readers will learn how artistic expression has developed through the centuries and discover how looking at familiar images up close reveals new insights into the world of art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616894214
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 10/03/2017
Series: Up Close Series
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 626,959
Product dimensions: 10.60(w) x 14.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Claire d'Harcourt is a children's book editor and the author of Masterpieces Up Close and Louvre Up Close. She lives in France.

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