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The art of Beatrix Potter : sketches, paintings, and illustrations / Text by Emily Zach ; Foreword by Steven Heller ; Introduction by Linda Lear ; Afterword by Eleanor Taylor.

Author:
Zach, Emily [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books LLC, [2016]
Description:
255 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Summary note:
An intimate glimpse into Potter's private world and the places that inspired her stories. She found must of her inspiration in her surroundings, and Zach takes readers on a visual tour of the areas in the British Isles that most influenced her work. The work includes early sketches as well as photos of Potter's family and household items that inspired her.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-244) and index.
Contents:
Beatrix Potter's artistic spell / Steven Heller -- Observation and imagination / Linda Lear -- A sense of place: the art and geography of Beatrix Potter -- Becoming Beatrix Potter -- London and the South Coast -- Scotland -- The Lake District -- Wales and beyond -- An illustrator's world / Eleanor Taylor.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Illustrated works.
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9781452151274 ((hardback))
  • 145215127X ((hardback))
LCCN:
2015040120
OCLC:
926050579
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Writer of afterword:
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