Vincent Van Gogh

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Vincent Van Gogh

Portrait of an Artist

By Jan Greenberg; Sandra Jane Jordan (Joint Author)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440419174, 132pp.

Publication Date: January 14, 2003


"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.