Mosaic Masterpieces

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An expert artist re-creates details from 31 historic mosaics, including the works of Antoni Gaudí from Barcelona's Park Güell as well as ancient Roman and Islamic sources: synagogues, Christian basilicas, and mosques in Tunis, Ravenna, Venice, Jerusalem, and elsewhere. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Mosaic Masterpieces and other Creative Haven® coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic ...

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Overview

An expert artist re-creates details from 31 historic mosaics, including the works of Antoni Gaudí from Barcelona's Park Güell as well as ancient Roman and Islamic sources: synagogues, Christian basilicas, and mosques in Tunis, Ravenna, Venice, Jerusalem, and elsewhere. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Mosaic Masterpieces and other Creative Haven® coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486497488
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/20/2013
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 347,963
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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From the Work of Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926)  
 
Detail of Park Güell Bench, Barcelona
Mosaic Wall design, Park Güell, Barcelona
Detail of Park Güell Bench, Barcelona
Mosaic at Crypt Entrance in Colonia Guell, Barcelona 
Mosaic work on the main terrace at Park Guell, Barcelona
Mosaic patterns from one of the Park Güell Benches, Barcelona
Mosaic patterns from one of the Park Güell Benches, Barcelona
Detail of Park Güell Bench, Barcelona
 
 
ROMAN and Italian Mosaics   
 
Mosaic from Hammam-Lif Synagogue, Tunisia
Mosaic of a Gazelle in a Vine, by an unknown Roman Artist found in Tunis, Tunisia,
     from the First or Second Century CE 
A detail of mosaic wall tiling, depicting the Empress Theodora - Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna 
Roman Mosaic of a Lion, Third or Fourth Century CE,  Hammam-Lif Synagogue, Tunis,Tunisia. 
Detail on the floor of the church Santa Maria e San Donato, Murano, Italy. 12th century. 
Vase with acanthus motive, unknown artist during the Crusades,Inner walls of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
Roman mosaic, First or Second Century century AD, Tunis, Tunisia, from a Jewish synagogue in thetown of Hammam-Lif
Detail from  Mosaic tiled floor in the Vatican Museum, Italy 
Floor mosaic in a building thought to be an early Christian basilica, Macedonia
Mosaic at the Great Baths at the Dion Archeological Site in Greece 
Detail of Noah, Mosaic in Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice 
Detail, floor mosaic, Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy
Detail from Old Testament stories represented in mosaic ceiling of Saint Mark's Basilica,Venice 
Mosaic fragment from Roman Syria, Fourth or Fifth Century CE
Leda & the Swan, Greco-Roman mosaic, 3rd century CE, Museum of Cyprus
Detail of floor Mosaic outside the Arian Baptistery in Ravenna, Italy
Mosaic Detail from the Roman and Byzantine periods, Bardo National Museum,Tunis,Tunisia 
Detail of Mosaic of Justinian and Retinue at Apse Entry, San Vitale, Ravenna, c. 546 CE
 
TRADITIONAL ISLAMIC MOSAIC 
 
Traditional Islamic Geometric Mosaic, Morocco
Fountain Wall Backdrop, Hassan Palace, Morocco
South Entrance of Jameh Mosque,Timurid tile, Persia,15th century 
A portion of an Arabic mosaic on the exterior of a mosque. St. Petersburg, Russia

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