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by Churcher, Betty.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Miegunyah volumesSeries 2: 138.Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Miegunyah Press, 2011Description: vii, 253 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780522858426 (pbk.).Other title: Betty Churcher's notebooks.Subject(s): Churcher, Betty, 1931- -- Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc | Churcher, Betty, 1931- | Churcher, Betty, 1932- | Art appreciation | Painting -- Themes, motives | Art -- Themes, motives | Painting | Museums and galleries | Europe, Western | New York (City) | Overseas item
Contents:
1. Introduction -- The National Gallery, London -- Kenwood House, London -- The Courtauld Galleries, London and the Metropolitan, New York -- Le Petit Palais, Paris -- The Prado Museum, Madrid, and the Doria Pamphilj, Rome.
Summary: Join Betty Churcher on a personal tour of her most beloved works, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Goya, Manet, Velazquez, Courbet, Vermeer and Cezanne. A trained artist, Betty's sketches reveal the secrets within the artworks and the processes of their creation. With the gift for making art accessible that characterised her popular television series, she gently leads your eye to these paintings' intimate details, describing their kinship with other masterpieces and their place in the history of art.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction TH CHU 2011 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by Des Chabrel 2016-0260
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Balmain copy donated by Friends of Balmain Library.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 250)

1. Introduction -- The National Gallery, London -- Kenwood House, London -- The Courtauld Galleries, London and the Metropolitan, New York -- Le Petit Palais, Paris -- The Prado Museum, Madrid, and the Doria Pamphilj, Rome.

Join Betty Churcher on a personal tour of her most beloved works, including masterpieces by Rembrandt, Goya, Manet, Velazquez, Courbet, Vermeer and Cezanne. A trained artist, Betty's sketches reveal the secrets within the artworks and the processes of their creation. With the gift for making art accessible that characterised her popular television series, she gently leads your eye to these paintings' intimate details, describing their kinship with other masterpieces and their place in the history of art.

Betty Churcher is best known as director of the National Gallery of Australia from 1990-1997.

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