The Art of Beatrix Potter: Sketches, Paintings, and Illustrations

By | February 11, 2018
The Art of Beatrix Potter: Sketches, Paintings, and Illustrations Author Emily Zach
ISBN-10 145215127X
ISBN-13 9781452151274
Year 2016-11-22
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher Chronicle Books
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Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter s birth this magnificent collection celebrates the artist behind The Tale of Peter Rabbit and numerous other beloved children s books Brimming with famous images and rarely seen gemsranging from character sketches and notebook pages to watercolor landscapes and natural history illustrationsthis monograph explores Potter s artistic process and reveals the places that inspired her timeless work Organized geographically and featuring more than 200 images from the artist s oeuvre The Art of Beatrix Potter includes illuminating essays by Potter scholar Linda Lear illustration historian Steven Heller and children s book illustrator Eleanor Taylor It is the definitive volume on one of the world s most influential authors a woman whose artistry until now has not been fully celebrated

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