This unique alphabet book—featuring works of art in the Museum's collection from ancient times to the present—encourages readers of all ages to explore new ways of viewing images and is an entertaining way for little ones to learn the alphabet. The colorful spread accompanying each letter presents four images of the same subject, but from different works of art and in contrasting styles. "F is for feet" depicts details from an Egyptian mural, a Japanese woodblock print, a Renaissance canvas, and a nineteenth-century French painting. The captivating selections include works of art by Botero, Cézanne, Degas, Hiroshige, Lichtenstein, and Monet. This book is part of a series developed and published by the Museum to introduced your children to the world of art.
Ages 2 and older (recommended for ages 2–6). 60 pages, 104 full-color illustrations. 8 1/2'' x 8 1/2''. Hardcover.
Winner of a 2002 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award.