The Art of Discworld

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The Art of Discworld
The Art of Discworld.jpg
Author Terry Pratchett
Language English
Series Discworld
2nd art book
Subject

Illustrations of various Discworld characters
Pastiches of famous paintings

Characters
Virtually all major characters, except the Discworld gods
Locations
Ankh-Morpork, Lancre, Death's Domain
Genre Fantasy
Publisher Victor Gollancz Ltd
Publication date
2004
ISBN ISBN 0-575-07511-2

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 famous painting by Leonard of Quirm, which is a parody of the Mona Lisa based on Nanny Ogg.