We are familiar with the prints engraved by Robert Havell Jr. But audubon’s aviary illuminates the original masterpieces that were created by Audubon himself and tells the story behind their creation with fresh insights and engaging quotes from his writings. A national treasure is celebrated in this landmark publication.
The birds of america is a monumental classic, but it has never been explored like this before. Even judged alongside today’s technology, his dramatic tableaux remain some of the most spectacular natural history documents and visually arresting works of art ever produced. These watercolors transmit audubon’s devotion to his craft with their inscriptions and layers of media wrought with a miniaturist’s attention to detail and their revolutionary compositions, which for the first time in history depicted all the birds life-size.
These powerful paintings—all newly photographed using state-of-the-art techniques—possess a startling immediacy, and fluidity that link natural history, vibrancy, art, and a respect for the environment. This important new volume presents all the dazzling watercolors that Audubon painted for these monumental engravings.
Audubon is considered America’s first great watercolorist, introducing innovative approaches developed over a lifetime of study.
Audubon's Birds of America: The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio
A magnificent new printing of this classic edition of john james Audubon’s masterwork In this latest printing of the Baby Elephant Folio edition of Audubon’s Birds of America, the thumbnail images accompanying the descriptive captions are printed in full color for the convenience of the reader. Although many attempts have been made to re-create the splendid illustrations in Audubon’s masterpiece, nothing has ever equaled the level of fidelity achieved in this luxurious edition.
Its fascinating introduction places audubon in the context of the history of American ornithological art and also reproduces a wide sampling of the work of his notable predecessors and disciples, including Roger Tory Peterson’s own rightfully famous paintings. This printing also features an attractive new binding cloth, in a sumptuous teal color.
Organized and annotated by roger tory peterson and Virginia Marie Peterson, and issued with the full endorsement and cooperation of the Audubon Society, this volume is as informative as it is beautiful. A new systematic arrangement of the prints, following the modern classification of species, and descriptive captions about each bird allow us to appreciate Audubon's achievement in the light of modern ornithology.
The baby elephant folio presents all 435 of audubon’s brilliant hand-colored engravings in exquisite reproductions derived from the original plates of the National Audubon Society’s archival copy of the rare Double Elephant Folio.
Audubon's Birds of America Coloring Book
No distinction is made between breeding range and winter range. For each species, the caption supplies the modern common and scientific names and the current range by general region. Including the red-winged blackbird, wood duck, purple finch, great blue heron, and blue jay, ruby-throated hummingbird, painted bunting, 46 different species of birds from all parts of the United States are included in this book.
The birds shown are usually adult males when the caption does not give the information on age and sex. Audubon's original plates, numbered to correspond to the pages of the book, have been reproduced in color on the covers. If you follow them, you will not only have a great deal of coloring pleasure, but you will also learn how to identify many important birds.
This item is manufactured in United States. This item belongs to painting and drawing, drawing-pads-and-books. The pictures have been faithfully redrawn by Paul E. Kennedy from originals by john James Aububon 1785–1851, the most famous American painter-naturalist. Dover publications-Audubon's birds of America coloring.
Only the area of the United States, exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii, is considered.
The Birds of America
Introduction by David Allen Sibley. This item is manufactured in United States. The culmination of over twelve years of work, Audubon's masterpiece features some of the most stunning bird paintings of all time, from the great crested flycatcher and pin tailed duck to the common American swan. One of the most valuable natural history books ever published, it shows birds in natural positions and in their native habitats.
It includes all of audubon's 435 bird images, reproduced as large as possible on the page and with the original numbering and captions faithfully recreated. There is an introduction by world-renowned bird artist and author David Allen Sibley, whose The Sibley Guide to Birds is considered by many to be the most comprehensive guide for the identification of birds in North America Dover publications-Audubon's birds of America coloring.
This item belongs to painting and drawing, drawing-pads-and-books. Isbn 978-1-4351-4257-2. This edition has been created by disbinding one of the two original sets held by the Natural History Museum, London, and then photographing it using the latest digital technology. By john JamesAudubon.
Birds: The Art of Ornithology Rizzoli Classics
This item is manufactured in United States. Many of the works reproduced in this volume have never before been published. Dover publications-Audubon's birds of America coloring. This remarkably beautiful volume gathers together a selection of the most important and vibrant ornithological art from London’s Natural History Museum.
It makes a perfect gift for anyone who loves fine prints and drawings or has an interest in nature or birding. This item belongs to painting and drawing, drawing-pads-and-books. Brilliantly reproduced original artworks by such renowned artists as Audubon, Thorburn, MacGillivray, Gould, and Wolfe are included.
The lively accompanying text tells the story of how ornithological art grew out of the naturalistic tradition of European painting to become a genre on its own, where the artist’s focus on aesthetic appeal was married to the scientist’s need for precision and detail. The detailed text interweaves science, biography, exotic birds, and travel to paint a vast and wondrous picture of the bygone world of artist-scientists, exploration, art history, and faraway lands.
Birds tells the remarkable story of the development of ornithological art through the ages, through the Age of Exploration, from the earliest images of birds in the Renaissance, to the present day.
Audubon's Watercolors 2019 Wall Calendar
Features full-color pages. Popular calendar title! Dover publications-Audubon's birds of America coloring. Includes all major and significant holidays. Featuring some of the most well-known of Audubon's birds, including the Barn Swallow, Purple Finch, Great Blue Heron, and the Snowy Owl. John james audubon's original watercolors for his monumental collection The Birds of America remain some of the most beautiful American paintings ever made.
Printed on high-quality paper. Featuring some of the most well-known of Audubon's birds. This gorgeous audubon's watercolors 2019 Wall Calendar will charm art lovers, bird lovers, and naturalists alike. This item belongs to painting and drawing, drawing-pads-and-books. This item is manufactured in United States.
Audubon's Masterpieces: 150 Prints from the Birds of America
It was there that his love of birds and his desire to draw them became the driving force and consuming passion of his life. This item is manufactured in United States. Audubon's masterpieces is without a doubt one of the most magnificent collections of bird prints every published. Audubon devoted his life to the single pursuit of accurately yet artistically capturing the intricate details and individual splendor of the birds of North America.
Today, audubon's name is synonymous with wildlife preservation, and he is recognized as one of the greatest artists of his time. Dover publications-Audubon's birds of America coloring. Popular calendar title! Printed on high-quality paper. This item belongs to painting and drawing, drawing-pads-and-books. The son of a french naval officer and a creole woman, Audubon was born in Haiti in 1785, educated in France and moved to his family's estate near Philadelphia in 1803.
From the carolina parrot, to the rare whooping Crane and the more common blue birds and woodpeckers, now sadly extinct, Audubon's portrayals are among the finest examples of wildlife art in existence. The 150 prints compiled here in audubon's Masterpieces from the first Royal Octavo edition conclusively establish the breadth and depth of Audubon's Achievement.
The enduring popularity and relevance of his work attests to his success both as a scientist and an artist. This pioneering work has become an undisputed classic.
Botany for the Artist: An Inspirational Guide to Drawing Plants
This item belongs to painting and drawing, drawing-pads-and-books. Features full-color pages. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Dover publications-Audubon's birds of America coloring. Following the success of anatomy for the artist and sketch Book for the Artist, this latest title from the acclaimed artist Sarah Simblet investigates the extraordinary structure and variety of every type of plant-from mosses and lichens to flowers and trees-and teaches the reader how to draw them.
. Printed on high-quality paper. Popular calendar title! This item is manufactured in United States. Featuring some of the most well-known of Audubon's birds. Includes all major and significant holidays.
Living Floral: Entertaining and Decorating with Flowers
This item is manufactured in United States. From interior designers charlotte moss, Suzanne Rheinstein, and Bunny Williams, and event designer Tara Guerard to floral and garden experts Sybil Sylvester and P. This item belongs to painting and drawing, drawing-pads-and-books. Brimming with top stylemakers' and designers' innovative floral design ideas to enliven the home, Living Floral will resonate with those who appreciate the beauty and everyday luxury of flowers.
For this inspirational, yet instructive, book Shaw presents portraits of top tastemakers at home who share their joy of flowers. Featuring some of the most well-known of Audubon's birds. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Popular calendar title! . Printed on high-quality paper. Includes all major and significant holidays.
We will learn how traditionalists and modernists put together an attractive table; for example, by mixing heirloom silver with simple white china and bright flowers arranged in everyday glass containers. This gorgeously photographed book concludes with a primer on such topics as extending the life of fresh-cut flowers and assembling a table runner of charming blooms.
They show how to incorporate flowers in home decor and present numerous ways to entertain with flair. Features full-color pages.
Flora: Inside the Secret World of Plants
This item belongs to painting and drawing, drawing-pads-and-books. Featuring some of the most well-known of Audubon's birds. Features full-color pages. Discover the extraordinary diversity of the plant world--and how plants work--with this photographic celebration of the trees, flowers, and foliage plants that share our planet.
From tiny mosses and delicate ferns to vibrant blooms and stately palms, Flora invites you to explore the plant kingdom from the ground up, and from root to leaf tip. Printed on high-quality paper. Dk's elegant introduction to botany is packed with sumptuous photos and crystal-clear illustrations that explain the mechanics of photosynthesis, how cacti store water, why leaves change color, and how seeds know when to grow.
Popular calendar title! Dover publications-Audubon's birds of America coloring. This item is manufactured in United States. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. Includes all major and significant holidays. Filled with fascinating stories of how plant roots and leaves communicate with their neighbors and how flowers use color and scent to interact with--and manipulate--the creatures around them, Flora is a fresh and engaging introduction to the mysterious inner workings of the plant world.
Love Affairs with Houses
Printed on high-quality paper. Popular calendar title! As bunny tells it, “the best pieces have the best stories, ” and in this book, she shows readers a fresh collection of projects that demonstrate just that. Dover publications-Audubon's birds of America coloring. This item is manufactured in United States.
Along the way, she offers many amazingly chic, but always comfortable, residences whose interiors she has designed during the latest phase of her astounding career. She offers personal secrets for choosing classics—and for decorating with flexible pieces that can play more than one role in a design scheme.
Features full-color pages. Includes all major and significant holidays. Dk publishing Dorling Kindersley. This item belongs to painting and drawing, drawing-pads-and-books. She tells the tale of each “affair, ” tracing the style of the spaces, what drew her to the projects, and her approach to decor that evolves with the lives of her clients.
. In this story-filled monograph, Bunny Williams presents new work through 15 houses she has decorated and loved. Featuring some of the most well-known of Audubon's birds.