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Vincent Van Gogh
Portrait of an Artist
Written by Jan GreenbergAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jan Greenberg and Sandra JordanAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Sandra Jordan


· Yearling
· eBook · Ages 10 and up
· February 4, 2009 · $6.99 · 978-0-307-54874-0 (0-307-54874-0)

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   Vincent Van Gogh: Portrait of an Artist was named a Robert F. Sibert Honor book by the ALA. This is the enthralling biography of the nineteenth-century Dutch painter known for pioneering new techniques and styles in masterpieces such as Starry Night and Vase with Sunflowers. The book cites detailed primary sources and includes a glossary of artists and terms, a biographical time line, notes, a bibliography, and locations of museums that display Van Gogh’s work. It also features a sixteen-page insert with family photographs and full-color reproductions of many of Van Gogh’s paintings. Vincent Van Gogh was named an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 6–8, Historical/Social Studies) in Appendix B.




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Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan are the authors of several acclaimed books about art, including Frank O. Gehry: Outside In and Chuck Close Up Close, as well as three companion books, The Painter’s Eye, The Sculptor’s Eye, and The American Eye.


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