Vincent Van Gogh

ABDO Publishing Company
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Dutch Postimpressionist Vincent van Gogh became famous for his use of color, distinctive brushstrokes, and thick paint in his paintings of peasant life, nature scenes, landscapes, and self-portraits. This biography discusses Van GoghÍs childhood, education, missionary work, early struggles with perspective and proportion, influence of artists Camille Corot and Jean-Francois Millet, introduction to oil painting, support from his brother Theo, time in Arles with artist Paul Gauguin, influence of Japanese prints, and travels through Belgium, England, and France. Sidebars, a glossary, an index, and a phonetics section accompany easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of Van GoghÍs artwork, including Portrait of the Artist Without His Beard, VincentÍs Bedroom in Arles, The Potato Eaters, Starry Night, and The Red Vineyard.
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Publisher
ABDO Publishing Company
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Published on
Sep 1, 2010
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Pages
32
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ISBN
9781617848599
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / Art / Painting
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Art
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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