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The art of Beatrix Potter : sketches, paintings, and illustrations / text by Emily Zach ; foreword by Steven Heller ; introduction by Linda Lear ; afterword by Eleanor Taylor.

By: Zach, Emily [author.].
Contributor(s): Heller, Steven [writer of foreword.] | Lear, Linda [writer of introduction.] | Taylor, Eleanor [writer of afterword.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Description: 255 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781452151274.Subject(s): Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943 -- Criticism and interpretation | Illustrators -- Great Britain -- 20th century | Authors, English -- 20th century | Artists -- Great Britain -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 823/.912 Summary: Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, this magnificent collection celebrates the artist behind some of the world's most loved children's books, including The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tailor of Gloucester and The Tale of Two Bad Mice. Brimming with famous images and rarely seen gems--including early sketches of the now famous rabbit family--this monograph explores Beatrix Potter's artistic process and reveals the places in the British Isles that inspired her timeless work. Organised geographically and featuring more than 200 images paired with illuminating text, The Art of Beatrix Potter is the definitive volume on one of the world's most influential authors and artists.
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Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, this magnificent collection celebrates the artist behind some of the world's most beloved children's books, including The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tailor of Gloucester , and The Tale of Two Bad Mice. Brimming with famous images and rarely seen gems--including early sketches of the now famous rabbit family--this monograph explores Beatrix Potter's artistic process and reveals the places in the British Isles that inspired her timeless work. Organised geographically and featuring more than 200 images paired with illuminating text, The Art of Beatrix Potter is the definitive volume on one of the world's most influential authors and artists.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-244) and index.

Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, this magnificent collection celebrates the artist behind some of the world's most loved children's books, including The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tailor of Gloucester and The Tale of Two Bad Mice. Brimming with famous images and rarely seen gems--including early sketches of the now famous rabbit family--this monograph explores Beatrix Potter's artistic process and reveals the places in the British Isles that inspired her timeless work. Organised geographically and featuring more than 200 images paired with illuminating text, The Art of Beatrix Potter is the definitive volume on one of the world's most influential authors and artists.

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