The Art of Beatrix Potter

The Art of Beatrix Potter

Sketches, Paintings, and Illustrations

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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 gems--ranging from character sketches and notebook pages to watercolor landscapes and natural history illustrations--this 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.
Publisher: San Francisco :, Chronicle Books,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781452151274
Branch Call Number: ANF 823.912 ZAC
Characteristics: 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm

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