An attractively-designed and well-illustrated biography of the artist written in a style that should hold the attention of young readers. This book follows Picasso from early realism through the many styles he explored during his lifetime. In addition to his paintings, examples of printmaking and sculpture are included. An eight-page gatefold shows off Guernica to good advantage. This book is one of a series grouped under the heading of First Impressions. Others in the series are: Mary Cassatt by Susan E. Meyer, Claude Monet by Ann Waldron, Marc Chagall by Howard Greenfeld, Leonardo da Vinci by Richard McLanathan and Andrew Wyeth by Richard Meryman. All are recmmended for secondary school art-rooms or libraries.
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|Date:||Mar 1, 1992|
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