The Art of Discworld

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The Art of Discworld
The Art of Discworld.jpg
First edition
AuthorTerry Pratchett
Cover artistPaul Kidby
2nd art book
SubjectIllustrations of various Discworld characters
Pastiches of famous paintings
Virtually all major characters, except the Discworld gods
Ankh-Morpork, Lancre, Death's Domain
PublisherVictor Gollancz Ltd
Publication date

The Art of Discworld is a descriptive book of the world of the Discworld as portrayed in Terry Pratchett's Discworld series. It showcases the art of Paul Kidby with descriptions of characters and locations by Pratchett and some details of the development of the art by Kidby himself.

The book details most major lead characters from the Discworld books and gives them background information, including how Pratchett visualises them and the inspiration behind them.

The cover shows the Mona Ogg, a fictional famous painting by the character Leonard of Quirm, which is a parody of the Mona Lisa based on Nanny Ogg.

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