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by Ella M. Foshay

  • Author: Ella M. Foshay
  • ISBN: 0810919737
  • ISBN13: 978-0810919730
  • ePub: 1601 kb | FB2: 1574 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: History & Criticism
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; 1st ed edition (September 1, 1997)
  • Pages: 159
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John James Audubon (Library of American Art) ePub download

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John James Audubon (1785-1851) is known throughout the world for the power and beauty of his illustrations of American wildlife, especially the superb colored . John James Audubon Library of American Art.

John James Audubon (1785-1851) is known throughout the world for the power and beauty of his illustrations of American wildlife, especially the superb colored engravings published in his multivolume The Birds of America. Few people, however, know the fascinating story of this flamboyant artist's life as a frontier naturalist, or have seen the splendid original watercolors from which his engravings were made. Audubon drew most of these beautiful works directly from life during his travels through the North American countryside and wilderness.

Illustrated with examples of his work both in watercolour and oil, this volume documents the life and personality of the artist John James Audubon (1785-1851).

Known throughout the world for the power and beauty of his illustrations of American wildlife, John James Audubon was also an explorer and a frontier naturalist. Illustrated with examples of his work both in watercolour and oil, this volume documents the life and personality of the artist John James Audubon (1785-1851). He rendered wildlife directly from observations made on his travels throughout North America and is renowned for his scientific accuracy.

Bibliographic Details. Title: John James Audubon (Library of American Art) . Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publication Date: 1997.

John James Audubon book. John James Audubon (Library of American Art). 0810919737 (ISBN13: 9780810919730).

The story of John James Audubon is one of triumph over adversity; his . Two-thirds of North American bird species are at risk of extinction from.

The story of John James Audubon is one of triumph over adversity; his accomplishment is destined for the ages. High-resolution images courtesy of the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove, Audubon, PA, and the Montgomery County, PA, Audubon Collection. Learn more about the John James Audubon Center. Here’s how you can make a difference. Protect Birds from Climate Change. Two-thirds of North American bird species are at risk of extinction from climate change. Urge Congress to act now. Take Action.

American Masters John James Audubon - Drawn From Nature.

John James Audubon's Birds of America. American Masters John James Audubon - Drawn From Nature.

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON is undoubtedly one of the greatest nature painters and writers in history. In the 1830's Audubon also wrote his Ornithological Biography which described the habits of the birds he drew. He interspersed these bird biographies with episodes on life in America during this turbulent period.

John James Audubon (born Jean Rabin; April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was an American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter

John James Audubon (born Jean Rabin; April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was an American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter. He was notable for his extensive studies documenting all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that depicted the birds in their natural habitats. His major work, a color-plate book entitled The Birds of America (1827–1839), is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon identified 25 new species.

Published in association with the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. This beautifully produced oversize (9x11.5) volume contains 104 thoroughly captioned illustrations (55 plates in color) accompanying a narrative profile of the man and his work as naturalist and artist. The author, an art historian and former curator of the New York Historical Society, is an authority on Audubon and on the art and culture of 19th-century America. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.