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Short Life In A Strange World: Birth to Death in 42 Panels

Author: Toby Ferris.

Short Life In A Strange World: Birth to Death in 42 Panels

Author: Toby Ferris.

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Item #: D33913
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Fourth Estate
ISBN: 9780008340964
In 2012, facing the death of his father and impending fatherhood, Toby Ferris set off on a quest to track down and view every painting still in existence by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, the most important Northern Renaissance painter. Beautifully illustrated with 66 color images, the result of that pursuit is a remarkable journey across continents, as Ferris ta... More
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In 2012, facing the death of his father and impending fatherhood, Toby Ferris set off on a quest to track down and view every painting still in existence by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, the most important Northern Renaissance painter. Beautifully illustrated with 66 color images, the result of that pursuit is a remarkable journey across continents, as Ferris takes a keen analytical eye to these endlessly fascinating paintings, eliciting revelations about Bruegel's work, as well as reflections on mortality, family, and the purpose of art.


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