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- DescriptionJesus Christ & the Virgin Mary in Art is a distinctive new art book. At its heart is a visually stunning collection of 280 beautiful oil paintings by some of the most talented religious artists ever, including El Greco, Giotto, Caravaggio, Raphael, Rubens, Bellini, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Bosch, Mantegna, and many more. Readers will learn about the life and art career of 36 master artists, their distinctive art styles, historic perspective and enjoy many of their finest religious artwork created from the 13th to the 19th centuries. In addition to being an art anthology, this book is also a visual prayer book offering 250 original daily meditations alongside 250 Bible verses. Printed on high-quality gloss art paper to enhance the true colours of the paintings.
- Author BiographyPatrick Flanagan is the creator and editor of JESUS CHRIST & THE VIRGIN MARY IN ART: A VISUAL PRAYER BOOK & ART ANTHOLOGY as well as the Publisher and President of Giclee Creative Publishing. To prepare this book, he spent over a year researching 350 important religious artists and studying more 3,600 of their best religious paintings from the 1200 s to the early 1900 s to select the best artists, their best oil paintings while compiling a diverse collection of the various paintings styles, distinctive interpretations of Jesus Christ and The Virgin Mary to complete this book. In the end, the book features 36 artists and 280 of their incredible oil paintings. Although born in Bangor, Maine in 1954, he grew in Enfield, CT, where he started his creative career as a teenager by writing for several area newspapers for years. His professional career began after he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film/Television from the University of Bridgeport. He has over 30 years experience in publishing, television, art, creative development & marketing. His experience as a mixed-medium water-soluble artist helped him in developing this book. He now lives in Littleton, NH and has a son, Sean Patrick Flanagan and two grandchildren: Benjamin and Elizabeth of Enfield, CT. Through Giclee Creative Publishing, he is developing an upcoming DVD of this current book as well as two upcoming books: a biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. and another a book called: NASA: LIVE FROM OUTERSPACE & Planet Earth and an upcoming DVD version of JESUS CHRIST & THE VIRGIN MARY IN ART: A VISUAL PRAYER BOOK & ART ANTHOLOGY.
- PublisherGiclee Creative Publishing
- Date of Publication28/12/2015
- SubjectFine Arts / Art History
- Place of PublicationCT
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGiclee Creative Publishing
- Weight1383 g
- Width215 mm
- Height280 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited byMatyanne Rennell,Patrick Flanagan,Richard Metzger
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