by Katrina Cook (9781847241993)

Katrina Cook
Release Date: May 2008
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 223
Category: Animals & Nature In Art (still Life, Landscapes & Seascapes, Etc)
Publisher: Murdoch Books
ISBN: 9781847241993
ISBN-10: 1847241999

From the world's great collections of ornithological art, this giant book showcases 150 exquisite and vibrant images of nature's most beautiful birds. From intricately detailed drawings of well-known birds, to vivid representations of exotic species, these paintings, sketches and plates are accompanied by extensive captions that interweave an appreciation of the illustration and artist with fascinating details about the species and its habitat. "Birds" features original artwork from the best-known ornithological artists, including: Mark Catesby (1683-1749); Ferdinand Bauer (1760-1826); Alexander Wilson (1766-1813); Jacques Barraband (1767-1809); John James Audubon (1785-1851); William MacGillivray (1796-1852); John Gould (1804-1881); Edward Lear (1812-1888); Joseph Wolf (1820-1899); Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935); Louis Agassiz Fuertes (1874-1927); and, Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe (1901-79). This mammoth edition will not only delight bird lovers, but also those who have an appreciation of beautifully executed art.

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