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By Carol Belanger Grafton

complete and pleasing, this quantity includes the best works in animal representation from the center a long time in the course of the 20th century. The chronological presentation of thousands of black-and-white and colour pictures starts off 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 genuine and imaginary animals of Matthäus Merian and the original eighteenth-century compilations of Albertus Seba. Nineteenth-century pictures 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; chook illustrations through John James Audubon, Alexander Wilson, Edward Lear, and lots of others; extraordinary butterfly and insect photos by way of E. A. Seguy, to boot 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 up to date dinosaur artist James Gurney.
Detailed bibliographical details relating each source—including biographical info of every artist—makes this collection a necessary reference software in addition to a perfect source of exceptional animal illustrations. scholars of image art and representation, in addition to image designers and advertisements execs, will prize this treasury of fabric from many infrequent old sources.

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