The enthralling beauty and effective simplicity of great art can teach us so much. Let’s Look at a Masterpiece by author Madeleine Stebbins models for children how to approach art with the eyes of faith and an open heart.
Let’s Look at a Masterpiece will delight readers of all ages as the author draws attention to the spiritual depth that these artistic treasures illuminate, prompting children to reflect on the world around them.
From Vermeer’s Little Street to Caravaggio’s Conversion of St. Paul, along with other timeless works from a variety of artistic periods, the masterpieces included in this volume will stir the soul of every child.
Recommended for ages 6 and up.
About the author:
Madeleine Stebbins graduated from Fordham University, earning both a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree under philosopher Dietrich von Hildebrand. Having additionally studied at Collège Jésus-Marie in Quebec, she later taught French in New York. Stebbins also studied for more than a year at French- and German-speaking schools in Switzerland. As an assistant to Dr. von Hildebrand, she traveled for eight summers with him as he conducted student tours to the great centers of art throughout Europe. Madeleine later spent many summers with her late husband, H. Lyman Stebbins, in Salzburg, Austria, as well as in Italy. She is a mother and grandmother who now resides in Bronxville, New York.
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