Creative Haven Mosaic Masterpieces

Creative Haven Mosaic Masterpieces

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An expert artist re-creates details from 31 historic mosaics, including the works of Antoni Gaudí from Barcelona's Park Güell as well as ancient Roman and Islamic sources: synagogues, Christian basilicas, and mosques in Tunis, Ravenna, Venice, Jerusalem, and elsewhere. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Mosaic Masterpieces and other Creative Haven(R) adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 210 x 279 x 5.08mm | 226.8g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 31
  • 0486497488
  • 9780486497488
  • 141,285

Table of contents

From the Work of Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926)

Detail of Park Güell Bench, Barcelona
Mosaic Wall design, Park Güell, Barcelona
Detail of Park Güell Bench, Barcelona
Mosaic at Crypt Entrance in Colonia Guell, Barcelona
Mosaic work on the main terrace at Park Guell, Barcelona
Mosaic patterns from one of the Park Güell Benches, Barcelona
Mosaic patterns from one of the Park Güell Benches, Barcelona
Detail of Park Güell Bench, Barcelona


ROMAN and Italian Mosaics

Mosaic from Hammam-Lif Synagogue, Tunisia
Mosaic of a Gazelle in a Vine, by an unknown Roman Artist found in Tunis, Tunisia,
from the First or Second Century CE
A detail of mosaic wall tiling, depicting the Empress Theodora - Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna
Roman Mosaic of a Lion, Third or Fourth Century CE, Hammam-Lif Synagogue, Tunis,Tunisia.
Detail on the floor of the church Santa Maria e San Donato, Murano, Italy. 12th century.
Vase with acanthus motive, unknown artist during the Crusades,Inner walls of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem
Roman mosaic, First or Second Century century AD, Tunis, Tunisia, from a Jewish synagogue in thetown of Hammam-Lif
Detail from Mosaic tiled floor in the Vatican Museum, Italy
Floor mosaic in a building thought to be an early Christian basilica, Macedonia
Mosaic at the Great Baths at the Dion Archeological Site in Greece
Detail of Noah, Mosaic in Saint Mark's Basilica, Venice
Detail, floor mosaic, Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy
Detail from Old Testament stories represented in mosaic ceiling of Saint Mark's Basilica,Venice
Mosaic fragment from Roman Syria, Fourth or Fifth Century CE
Leda & the Swan, Greco-Roman mosaic, 3rd century CE, Museum of Cyprus
Detail of floor Mosaic outside the Arian Baptistery in Ravenna, Italy
Mosaic Detail from the Roman and Byzantine periods, Bardo National Museum,Tunis,Tunisia
Detail of Mosaic of Justinian and Retinue at Apse Entry, San Vitale, Ravenna, c. 546 CE

TRADITIONAL ISLAMIC MOSAIC

Traditional Islamic Geometric Mosaic, Morocco
Fountain Wall Backdrop, Hassan Palace, Morocco
South Entrance of Jameh Mosque,Timurid tile, Persia,15th century
A portion of an Arabic mosaic on the exterior of a mosque. St. Petersburg, Russia
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