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"During his life, Goya painted portraits of the wealthy people in Spain's royal court. Dukes, duchesses, kings, and queens paid Goya to make paintings of them."
This biography introduces Goya in a manner that is fun and interesting to young children. The author's premise is that if children can think of artists as real people, then the world of art will open up to them.
Through his own illustrations and a clever story line, along with reproductions of the artists' works, the author conveys a wealth of information about Goya, his time, and his art. Great for reading aloud and discussion.
This revised version includes the following new features:
A timeline of the artist's life
A map highlighting important places in the artist's life
A fun quiz that provides more historical information and tests the child's knowledge
A glossary and an index
Paperback, 40 pages. Ages 6+; younger may be interested in content.
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