Paul Cezanne: A Painter's Journey

by Robert Burleigh

Hardcover, 2006

Status

Available

Local notes

759.2 CEZ

Collection

Publication

Harry N. Abrams (2006), 32 pages. Purchased in 2007. $18.00.

Description

Introduces the life and work of the French painter, discussing the struggles of his early life, his friendships with other artists, and his lifelong commitment to developing his own unique style. Filled with Cezanne's paintings, period photographs, and the works of his contemporaries, this picture book biography illuminates the life and art of Cezanne for youngsters everywhere. A great and difficult artist, Cezanne's life and work are easily laid out for children in this important addition to the Abrams collection of picture book biographies. Burleigh tells how Cezanne overcame his father's rejection, critics' scorn, and public indifference to create his art and follow his own inner voice. Children will find inspiration in his story to follow their own dreams and to believe in themselves-as well as learning about Cezanne's major contributions to the history of art.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

32 p.; 9.5 inches

ISBN

0810957841 / 9780810957848

Barcode

4938

Pages

32
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