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Great Artists

Great Artists by Jennie Ellis Keysor
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Biographies of Raphael Santi, Murillo, Peter Paul Rubens, and Albrecht Durer. This is a wonderful tool for art study as there are references for further study, as well as ideas for language arts to incorporate into the study.

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GREAT ARTISTS

"Art manifests whatever is most exalted, and it manifests it to all!" TAINE

GREAT ARTISTS RAPHAEL MURILLO RUBENS DURER

BY

JENNIE ELLIS KEYSOR Author of "Sketches of American Authors"

EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING COMPANY BOSTON NEW YORK CHICAGO SAN FRANCISCO

COPYRIGHTED BY EDUCATIONAL PUBLISHING COMPANY, 1899.

[Illustration]

A WORD TO THE TEACHER.

The following brief sketches are presented in fear and in hope in fear lest they prove in no wise adequate for so glorious a subject; in the hope that they may encourage not only the pupil, but the teacher, to study the lives and the works of the great artists and to make every possible effort to have copies of masterpieces ever before them to study and to love.

The field of art study is a wonderful one from which to draw for language work. A double purpose is thus served. Interesting subjects are secured and pupils are given a start in acquiring a knowledge of the beautiful that fortifies them for the sorrows and cares of life; and, what is even better, prevents their own life from being commonplace... Continue reading book >>


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