Description - Can You Find it? America by Linda Falken
The "Can You Find It?" series has delighted countless children, inviting them to look more closely at works of art by searching for hidden details. Now comes a new title in the series featuring paintings, prints and textiles from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. From an eighteenth-century needlework landscape to nineteenth-century Currier & Ives prints to a humorous late twentieth-century painting of a chance encounter between two artists by Red Grooms, each work is characteristically American and each is filled with a wealth of details for children to search for and discover. Among the works featured are "Washington Crossing the Delaware" by Emmanuel Leutze, "Across the Continent: Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way" by Frances Flora Bond Palmer for Currier & Ives, "The Last Moments of John Brown" by Thomas Hovenden, "Thanksgiving Turkey" by Anna Mary Robertson, Grandma Moses, "The Photographer" by Jacob Lawrence, and "Street Story Quilt" by Faith Ringgold.
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(261mm x 264mm x 11mm)
Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
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Author Biography - Linda Falken
Linda Falken is an editor at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.