13 Women Artists Children Should Know highlights 500 years of great art created by women, introducing young readers to amazing painters, sculptors, and photographers.
In colorful spreads that feature important works as well as portraits of the artists themselves, children are introduced to Sofonisba Anguissola, the Renaissance painter and pupil of Michelangelo, who mastered portraiture in the Spanish Court.
The book explains how the exquisitely wrought illustrations of Maria Sybilla Merian advanced the study of nature in the 17th century, and how Mary Cassatt's paintings depicted the lives of women in the 19th century. Modern and contemporary artists such as Georgia O'Keeffe , Frida Kahlo, Louise Bourgeois, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Cindy Sherman round out this introduction to women artists.
Written for young readers ages 9–12 , 13 Women Artists Children Should Know features informative texts, puzzles, coloring exercises, and fun quizzes.
Author — Bettina Schuelmann.
Hardcover. 48 pages. 9½" × 11" (24 cm × 28 cm).