Maud’s Country

Lance Woolaver

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ISBN: 9781771086486

Maud’s Country

Landscapes that Inspired the Art of Maud Lewis

  Author:   Lance Woolaver  
  Photographer :   Bob Brooks    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Maud Lewis stayed close to home: the rugged coastlines and gentle valleys of Nova Scotia’s southwest knew—but they provided ample material for her joyful creative spirit. Now revered as Canada’s foremost folk artist, Maud Lewis (1903-1970) transformed her world of poverty and deformity into a magical kingdom of happy children, contented animals, and a peaceful and charming rural environment.

Maud’s Country offers unique insight into the landscapes that inspired Lewis’s works and her own special way of representing them. The materials she had at hand were primitive—particleboard, crude brushes, marine or house paints. But these were all she needed to convey her message that happiness and harmony exist all around us, for those who have eyes to see.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781771086486
Item NB1378
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onApril 19 2018
Language eng
Pages 72
Format Hardcover
Dimensions10(in) x 7(in)
Shipping weight263(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE