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Great Artists of the World: JMW Turner By Alix Wood

Great Artists of the World: JMW Turner

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Introduces young readers to some of the great artists of the world.

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Great Artists of the World: JMW Turner by Alix Wood

Did you know Turner entered the Royal Academy of Art at the young age of 15? Or that he was so fascinated with painting the weather that he asked to be tied up to the mast of a ship during a storm! In this book, readers will be inspired by Turner's art and facts about his life.

Great Artists series introduces young readers to some of the world's great artists. The books feature easy-to-read text and some of the most famous examples of each artist's work, as well as photographs of places and people of importance.

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About Alix Wood


Alix Wood has written books for children on many different subjects, and has written several titles on art and on artists. She is an artist and illustrator herself and loves painting and drawing. She also enjoys playing with her pet chickens, travelling and walking in the countryside.

Table of Contents


  • Section 1: Who Was Turner?
  • Section 1: Learning His Trade
  • Section 1: Prints Make Money
  • Section 1: Becoming Successful
  • Section 1: A Divided Year
  • Section 1: Painting the Weather
  • Section 1: The Fighting Temeraire
  • Section 1: Painting Trains
  • Section 1: Painter of Light
  • Section 1: Turner and Venice
  • Section 1: Sunsets and Disasters
  • Section 1: A Matter of Taste
  • Section 1: The Royal Academy Legacy
  • Section 1: Glossary
  • Section 1: Websites
  • Section 1: Read More/Index

Additional information

GOR010715529
Great Artists of the World: JMW Turner by Alix Wood
Alix Wood
Great Artists of the World
Used - Like New
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
2015-09-29
32
1445144190
9781445144191
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.