Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne

by Mike Venezia
     
 
Describes the life and work of the French Post-Impressionist artist, who tried new ideas in painting to express his love of nature.

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Describes the life and work of the French Post-Impressionist artist, who tried new ideas in painting to express his love of nature.

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Children's Literature - Children's Literature
This is part of the "Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists" series. The large print text gives a concise overview of Cezanne's life. It mentions some of his struggles to become an artist and his search to find a painting style to reflect his emotions. Many young readers will empathize with Cezanne's attempts to try and please his father, art buyers, and the artistic community in Paris. Ultimately, he decides to ignore the rest of the world and follows his heart to become a great artist. The book is filled with color reproductions of the most famous Cezanne paintings. The author has highlighted certain aspects of Cezanne's life in a humorous tone with a cartoon panel that appears throughout the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780516263519
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Series:
Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

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