Stories of the Painters

by Amy Steedman


Description:  In this sweeping introduction to the great painters of the western canon, Stories of the Painters presents relatively brief biographical sketches of the men who shaped the world of art as it is known today. Each story underscores the style and signature techniques for which the artist was best known, and also provides insight into their upbringing, careers, and even the political climate in which they worked. In all, a wonderful collection of stories about a wonderful collection of painters.


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Ages:  10-14
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Color, black and white
Year published:  2015
ISBN:  978-1-63334-582-9
Genres:  Art, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. THE ITALIAN SCHOOL OF PAINTING
2. Giotto
3. Fra Angelico
4. Masaccio
5. Fra Filippo Lippi
6. Sandro Botticelli
7. Domenico Ghirlandaio
8. Filippino Lippi
9. Pietro Perugino
10. Leonardo da Vinci
11. Raphael
12. Michelangelo
13. Andrea del Sarto
14. Giovanni Bellini
15. Vittore Carpaccio
16. Giorgione
17. Titian
18. Tintoretto
19. Paul Veronese


20. THE SPANISH SCHOOL
21. Velazquez
22. Murillo
23. Goya


24. THE FLEMISH SCHOOL
25. Hubert and Jan Van Eyck
26. Hans Memlinc
27. The German School
28. Albrecht Dürer
29. Hans Holbein


30. THE DUTCH AND LATER FLEMISH SCHOOLS
31. Frans Hals
32. Peter Paul Rubens
33. Rembrandt Van Ryn
34. Anthony Van Dyck


35. THE FRENCH SCHOOL
36. Claude Lorrain
37. Antoine Watteau
38. Vigée le Brun


39. THE ENGLISH SCHOOL
40. Joshua Reynolds
41. Gainsborough
42. George Romney
43. Raeburn
44. John Constable
45. Turner

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