Birds

Birds Ornithology and the Great Bird Artists

Hardback (03 Oct 2019) | English

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Synopsis

In Birds, devout birder and ornithologist Roger J. Lederer celebrates the heyday of avian illustration in 40 artists' profiles, beginning with the work of Flemish painter Frans Snyders in the early 1600s and continuing through to contemporary artists like Elizabeth Buttersworth, famed for her portraits of macaws.

Stretching its wings across time, taxa, geography, and artistic style - from the celebrated realism of American conservation icon John James Audubon, to Elizabeth Gould's nineteenth-century renderings of museum specimens from the Himalayas, to Swedish artist and ornithologist Lars Jonsson's ethereal watercolours - this book is a cornucopia of art and artists as diverse and beautiful as their subjects.

Book information

ISBN: 9780233006079
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing
Imprint: Andre Deutsch
Pub date:
DEWEY: 704.94328
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 1412g
Height: 287mm
Width: 255mm
Spine width: 21mm