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By Carol Belanger Grafton

entire and unique, this quantity contains the best works in animal representation from the center a long time during the 20th century. The chronological presentation of 1000's of black-and-white and colour photos 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 contain 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; chicken illustrations by way of John James Audubon, Alexander Wilson, Edward Lear, and plenty of others; extraordinary butterfly and insect photos through 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 up to date dinosaur artist James Gurney.
Detailed bibliographical details referring to each source—including biographical info of every artist—makes this collection a necessary reference software in addition to a just right source of exceptional animal illustrations. scholars of photograph art and representation, in addition to picture designers and advertisements execs, will prize this treasury of fabric from many infrequent ancient sources.

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