New PDF release: Animal Illustration: The Essential Reference

By Carol Belanger Grafton

ISBN-10: 0486799867

ISBN-13: 9780486799865

accomplished and exciting, this quantity contains the best works in animal representation from the center a while in the course of the 20th century. The chronological presentation of 1000's of black-and-white and colour pictures 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 varied as J. G. Heck's Bilder Atlas; the prints of Georges Baron Cuvier; William Jardine's 40-volume Naturalist's Library; fowl illustrations through John James Audubon, Alexander Wilson, Edward Lear, and plenty of others; extraordinary butterfly and insect photographs via E. A. Seguy, besides as animal illustrations from Victorian chromolithograph die cuts. The beautiful Edwardian bestiary of the Detmold brothers brings the gathering into the 20 th century, and ends with the imagery of latest dinosaur artist James Gurney.
Detailed bibliographical info pertaining to each source—including biographical info of every artist—makes this collection an essential reference instrument in addition to a most appropriate source of exceptional 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 historical sources.

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