Claude Monet: The Painter Who Stopped the Trains

Author(s): P. I. Maltbie

Art | Biography

A popular artist biography about Claude Monet, how he came to paint trains, and how he forever changed the minds of critics about his art and about the Impressionists in general. The story begins with Monet's nine-year-old son admiring an oncoming train. Monet wishes his own art could excite critics as much as trains excite his son. What follows is a biography of Monet's painting technique, how critics viewed him, his interaction with other Impressionists, and much more. The book also includes illustrations, reproductions of some of Monet's actual paintings, a timeline and a bibliography.

About the author:
P.I. Maltbie writes biographical stories and articles focusing on issues related to disabilities. Picasso and Minou was her first children's book. This book will be her second. Jos A. Smith is a well-known illustrator of numerous books for children, includes Abrams' Gregor Mendel and Circus Train. He is a professor of fine arts at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, where he has taught drawing, painting, and figure sculpture.

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P.I. Maltbie writes biographical stories and articles focusing on issues related to disabilities. Picasso and Minou was her first children's book. This book will be her second. Jos A. Smith is a well-known illustrator of numerous books for children, includes Abrams' Gregor Mendel and Circus Train. He is a professor of fine arts at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, where he has taught drawing, painting, and figure sculpture.

General Fields

  • : 9780810989610
  • : ABRAMS
  • : Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
  • : July 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : P. I. Maltbie
  • : Hardback
  • : 32