Author:De Trevino, Elizabeth Borton


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I, Juan De Pareja

By: De Trevino, Elizabeth Borton

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1966-01-01

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 77-2-1950

Condition: Used: Good

Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and torn near spine. Newbery Medal on the front of the dust jacket. Price clipped.Slightly askew. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.When the great Velaquez was painting his masterpieces at the Spanish court in the seventeenth century, his colors were expertly mixed and his canvases carefully prepared by his Negro slave, Juan de Pareja. In this vibrant novel that depicts both the beauty and the cruelty of the time and place, Elizabeth Borton de Trevino tells the story of Juan, who was born a slave and died an accomplished and respected artist. View more info