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Stories of Great Artists


Libraries of Hope FORGOTTEN CLASSICS FAMILY LIBRARY SERIES Great Lives Series Freedom Series Story Hour Series Nature, Art and Music Series World History Series


Stories of Great Artists Selected Authors

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Stories of Great Scientists Copyright Š 2014 by Libraries of Hope, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior written permission of the publisher. International rights and foreign translations available only through permission of the publisher. Stories compiled from: More Than Conquerors, by Ariandne Gilbert, New York: The Century Co., (1906). Little People Who Became Great, by Laura Antoinette Large, Boston, Chicago: W.A. Wilde Company, (1920). Boyhood Stories of Famous Men, by Katherin Dunlap Cather, New York: The Century Co., (1914). Guiding Lights: Lives of the Great and Good, by F.E. Cooke, London: William P. Nimmo, (1876). Knights of Art, by Amy Steedman, Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co. Stories of Great Artists, by Olive Browne Horne and Kathrine Lois Scobey, New York: American Book Company, (1903). When They Were Children, by Amy Steedman, New York: F.A. Stokes Co. Publishers.


A Score of Famous Men, by Thomas Tapper, New York: The Platt & Peck Co. (1913). Great Artists, by Jennie Ellis Keysor, Boston: Educational Publishing Company, (1899). Libraries of Hope, Inc. Appomattox, Virginia 24522 Website: www.librariesofhope.com Email: support@librariesofhope.com Printed in the United States of America


Table of Contents Stories of Great Artists ................................................ 1 A Shepherd Lad of Tuscany...................................................... 3 Giotto ...................................................................................... 14 Fra Angelico ............................................................................ 27 Sandro Botticelli ..................................................................... 35 Pietro Perugino ....................................................................... 47 Leonardo da Vinci................................................................... 65 Filippino Lippi ......................................................................... 86 Albrecht Durer and His City .................................................. 92 Vittore Carpaccio .................................................................. 119 A Boy Who Spent Three Years in a Palace .......................... 125 Michael Angelo Buonarotti ................................................... 130 Raphael ................................................................................. 173 Raphael ................................................................................. 188 The Border Wonderful ......................................................... 196 Andrea Del Sarto .................................................................. 205 The Boy of Cadore ................................................................ 217 When the Princess Passed .................................................... 227 Jacopo, the Little Dyer .......................................................... 238 The Light of Guido’s Lamp ................................................... 250 The Joyous Vagabond ........................................................... 267 Bartolome’s Velvet Hat ......................................................... 281 The Father of English Wood Engraving ................................ 288 Old Jan’s Twilight Tale ......................................................... 293


Table of Contents Sir John Everett Millais ......................................................... 303 A Girl Who Had Animal Friends That You and I May See . 313 The Tomboy from Bordeaux ................................................ 321 The Magic Touch ................................................................. 333


Stories of Great Artists

by Selected Authors


A Shepherd Lad of Tuscany Giotto (1267-1337)

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Giotto


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Giotto


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Fra Angelico (1395-1455)

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Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510)

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Pietro Perugino (1446-1523)

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Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

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Filippino Lippi (1459-1504)

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Albrecht Durer and His City (1471-1528)

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Vittore Carpaccio (1465-1526)

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A Boy Who Spent Three Years in a Palace Michel Angelo (1475-1564)

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Michel Angelo


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Michael Angelo Buonarotti

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Raphael

(1483-1520) Childhood Of Raphael

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The Child of Urbino

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The Border Wonderful Del Sarto (1486-1576)

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Andrea Del Sarto


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The Boy of Cadore Titian (1488-1576)

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Titian


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When the Princess Passed Correggio (1489-1534)

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Jacopo, the Little Dyer Tintoretto (1518-1594)

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The Light of Guido’s Lamp Guido Reni (1575-1642)

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The Joyous Vagabond

Claude Lorraine (1600-1682)

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Bartolome’s Velvet Hat Murillo (1617-1682)

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Bartolome Murillo


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Bartolome Murillo


The Father of English Wood Engraving Bewick (1753-1828)

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Thomas Bewick


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Old Jan’s Twilight Tale Thorvaldsen (1789-1835)

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Sir John Everett Millais (1829-1896)

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A Girl Who Had Animal Friends That You and I May See Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899)

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The Tomboy from Bordeaux

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The Magic Touch

Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907)

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