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The Stories of the Mona Lisa :An Imaginary Museum Tale About the History of Modern Art

Piotr Barsony

A little girl asks her dad to tell her a story – and he responds with an imaginative tale about art and artists as seen through one painting, the Mona Lisa. He takes his daughter on a journey through a museum filled with a diverse collection of paintings. The subject is the same yet each painting is an interpretation of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous work. He describes Impressionism, Cubism, Expressionism, Fauvism, Surrealism and artists Monet, Cezanne, Manet, Picasso, Pollock and more. Barsony’s illustrations are fresh and informative – a visual treat and a captivating story for lovers of art and history. Ages 7 and up