Cezanne's Parrot

Cezanne's Parrot

Hardback (11 Feb 2020) | English

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Synopsis

An inspiring picture book biography of the artist Paul Cezanne, the painter who laid the groundwork for modern art and whom Pablo Picasso declared "the father of us all."

All Cezanne wants is to be a great painter like his friends Monet, Pissarro, and Renoir. But when he shows his works, the professors, the critics, and the collectors all dismiss him: "Too flat!" "Too much paint!" "These are rough and unfinished!" Even his own pet parrot, Bisou, can't be brought to say, "Cezanne is a great painter!" And who can blame them? Cezanne doesn't care about tradition, and he doesn't follow the rules. He's painting in a way no one else has done before, creating something completely new--and he's destined to change the world of art forever. Cezanne's Parrot is a spirited celebration of creativity, determination, and perseverance--and the artist who would become known as the father of modern art.

Book information

ISBN: 9780525515081
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pub date:
DEWEY: 759.4
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 40
Weight: 464g
Height: 287mm
Width: 236mm
Spine width: 10mm