By (author) Betty Churcher
Notebooks by Betty Churcher
Book DescriptionIn this gorgeously illustrated book, join Betty Churcher on a personal tour of her most beloved works, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Goya, Manet, Velzquez, Courbet, Vermeer and Czanne. A trained artist, Betty's sketches reveal the secrets within the artworks and the processes of their creation. With the gift for making art accessible that characterised her popular television series, she gently leads your eye to these paintings' intimate details, describing their kinship with other masterpieces and their place in the history of art. Betty Churcher's deeply held belief that art has the power to transport the viewer to another place and time is evident in this delightful book. Here, there is no doubting the magic of great art.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780522861259
(210mm x 150mm x 25mm)
Imprint: The Miegunyah Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2011
Country of Publication: Australia
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In this gorgeously illustrated book, join Betty Churcher on a personal tour of her most beloved works, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Goya, Manet, Velazquez, Courbet, Vermeer and Cezanne. A trained artist, Betty's sketches reveal the secrets within the artworks and the processes of their creation.
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Author Biography - Betty Churcher
Betty Churcher is the author of several acclaimed books, including The Art of War, Understanding Art and Molvig: The Lost Antipodean.
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