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By Carol Belanger Grafton

ISBN-10: 0486799867

ISBN-13: 9780486799865

finished and wonderful, this quantity contains the best works in animal representation from the center a long time throughout the 20th century. The chronological presentation of hundreds and hundreds of black-and-white and colour photographs starts with a medieval illuminated manuscript by the Limbourg brothers and the Renaissance works of Albrecht Dürer and different artists from the 1st centuries of printing. next illustrations comprise the seventeenth-century actual and imaginary animals of Matthäus Merian and the original eighteenth-century compilations of Albertus Seba. Nineteenth-century photos are drawn from resources as different as J. G. Heck's Bilder Atlas; the prints of Georges Baron Cuvier; William Jardine's 40-volume Naturalist's Library; poultry illustrations by way of John James Audubon, Alexander Wilson, Edward Lear, and lots of others; extraordinary butterfly and insect pictures by means of E. A. Seguy, in addition as animal illustrations from Victorian chromolithograph die cuts. The beautiful Edwardian bestiary of the Detmold brothers brings the gathering into the 20th century, and ends with the imagery of latest dinosaur artist James Gurney.
Detailed bibliographical details pertaining to each source—including biographical information of every artist—makes this collection an important reference device in addition to a fabulous source of remarkable animal illustrations. scholars of image art and representation, in addition to photo designers and ads execs, will prize this treasury of fabric from many infrequent old sources.

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