Rembrandt by Mike Venezia
(Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists)

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Rembrandt created at least seventy-five self-portraits throughout his life, including paintings, etchings, and drawings.

These books are without a doubt the definitive—and most entertaining—biographies of artists for young readers. Author/artist Mike Venezia provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement his easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of the masters’ artwork. These books will help children “get to know” the world’s greatest artists!

Key Features:

Unique format with humorous, cartoon-like original illustrations by the author Perfect for art appreciation studies Photo captions that include where famous historical works of art can be viewed. Excellent preparation for a museum trip See inside front cover for more information.

About Mike Venezia

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Mike Venezia was born on June 8th, 1945 in New York City and spent the first ten years of his life moving between there and Chicago. He attended the School of The Art Institute of Chicago for four years and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. Venezia retired from his job of 33 years as Executive Art Director and Vice President at Chicago's largest advertising agency, Leo Burnett Company, so that he could work full time on his books and videos. He started his writing career back in 1978, when he authored and illustrated books for Childrens Press. His Getting to Know the World's Greatest Artists is Childrens Press' #1 Best Selling trade book series, and is a top seller in school and library sales, which is quickly followed by his Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers Series.
Published February 1, 2015 by Childrens Pr. 31 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Children's Books.