Vincent van Gogh (Portrait of an Artist)

Lucy Brownridge, illustrated by Edith Carron
AUD $19.99

Learn about one of the worlds favourite painters - Vincent Van Gogh - in this new and unique biography series, which depicts the story of an artist's life through their own masterworks.

Vincent Van Gogh was born in the Netherlands and today is one of the worlds best-loved painters. But during his lifetime, Van Gogh struggled to find fame and fortune through his art, making very little money from his paintings, which now sell for millions of dollars. This book tells the story of Van Gogh's life through his own artworks, and shows how he came to create some of the most famous paintings in the world, including the Sunflowers and Starry Night. Learn about the importance of brotherly love, his struggle to find the right path and the lasting impact he had on the history of art in this book that brings his work to life.

Author bio:

Lucy Brownridge is an author and editor of childrens books based in London. She writes books for children about history of art, history, animals and science. She has an MA in history of art from the Courtauld Institute of Art and a BA in history of art from the University of Bristol. Edith Carron is a french Illustrator and animator based in Berlin. Her work is spontaneous and colourful, and has been featured by the New York Times, The New Yorker, Gucci and Evian.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9781786036452
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Wide Eyed Editions
Pub Date: September 2019
Page Extent: 32
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 5 - 7
Subject: Educational: Art & design