Описание: Captures the style of American fashion maverick Iris Apfel who has cultivated a personal chic that is exuberantly idiosyncratic. Featuring over ninety colour plates, this work shows off a selection of her outfits on wittily posed mannequins.
Описание: Highlighting an enduring interest in natural history from the 16th century to the present, this gorgeous book explores depictions of the natural world, from centuries-old manuscripts to contemporary artists' books. It examines the scientific pursuits in the 18th and 19th centuries that resulted in the collecting and cataloguing of the natural world. It also investigates the aesthetically oriented activities of self-taught naturalists in the 19th century, who gathered flowers, ferns, seaweed, feathers, and other naturalia into albums. Examples of 20th- and 21st-century artists' books, including those of Eileen Hogan, Mandy Bonnell, and Tracey Bush, broaden the vision of the natural world to incorporate its interaction with consumer culture and with modern technologies. Featuring dazzling illustrations, the book itself is designed to evoke a fieldwork notebook, and features a collection pocket and ribbon markers.
Автор: Berrie, Christine Название: Bird Postcards (x 21 postcards) ISBN: 1856699269 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781856699266 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 926 р. Наличие на складе: Ожидается поступление.
Описание: Contains 21 postcards of striking birds from all around the world. You will learn about weird and wonderful exotic birds such as the splendid fairywren through the facts included on the cards.
Описание: In this charming children’s picture book, Pieter Breugel’s painting "The Hunters in Snow" provides the basis for a heartwarming story about a young girl and the bird she nurses back to health.
Описание: 2014 marks three hundred years since the arrival of the Hanoverians to the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. The Georgian Revolution examines the period from their succession in 1714, through the reigns of George I (1714–27) and George II (1727–60) to 1760. During these years Britain was arguably the most advanced country in Europe, undergoing one of the most dramatic periods in history; a revolution affecting almost every facet of its political, intellectual and cultural life. This comprehensive catalogue considers the artistic patronage of the first Hanoverian monarchs, as well as the works acquired by Queen Caroline and Frederick, Prince of Wales, many of which have never been seen publicly or catalogued fully before. It includes works produced in Britain, France and Germany during their reigns and explores all aspects of life and art during this ‘revolutionary’ period.
Название: Bird ISBN: 0811870987 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780811870986 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 3621 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Contains more than 200 photographs of nearly 75 different bird species from Swallows to endangered Penguins. This book is suitable for animal lovers, orinthologists, photography fans, and those interested in the natural world.
Автор: Zuckerman, Andrew Название: Bird ISBN: 0811875539 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780811875530 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 861 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Bunny Yeager Название: Bikini Girl Postcards by Bunny Yeager ISBN: 0764323881 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764323881 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 1493 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Forty beautiful women cavort on the beach for the 1950s most famous female photographer, Bunny Yeager. Pleasingly attired for the sun, they present a healthy balance of enthusiasm, exhibitionism, and a dash of decorum. Enjoy a bit of beach, a spark of sunshine, and a nostalgic romp with beauties of bygone days. Tear these cards out and mail them to friends, or frame them in any standard 5 x 7-inch frame. This little book is a bargain at only $14.95.
Автор: Laurence Anholt Название: Stone Girl Bone Girl ISBN: 1845077008 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781845077006 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Рейтинг: Цена: 827 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Mary Anning is probably the world's best-known fossil-hunter. As a little girl, she found a fossilised sea monster, the most important prehistoric discovery of its time. Best-selling author Laurence Anholt turns Mary's fascinating life into a beautiful story, ideal for reading aloud. Sheila Moxley's luscious pictures vividly evoke the coastal setting and the real-life dramas of this spectacular tale.
Автор: Bugler Caroline Название: The Bird in Art ISBN: 1858945682 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781858945682 Издательство: Merrell Рейтинг: Цена: 4023 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: There has until now been no proper study of the bird in art, despite our fascination with birds, and despite the wealth of complex meanings associated with them in different cultures. A number of pagan gods are linked with birds, and dynasties and empires have adopted powerful birds as their symbols. Birds feature in numerous creation myths, and represent the human soul in many religions. We can trace bird imagery from the cave paintings of the Paleolithic era to the present day, and across all world cultures: there are painted, drawn, mosaic, sculpted, embroidered and ceramic birds, and birds as marginal illuminations or the subject of meticulous ornithological studies. This exquisite new book investigates the significance of the bird in 250 beautifully reproduced works of art, both ancient and modern. Nine chapters - on such themes as the mythical bird, the Eastern bird and the domestic bird - explore in detail a rich and rewarding collection of paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures, creating a book that will enchant art lovers and anyone interested in ornithology.
Название: Bird painting ISBN: 1851491996 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851491995 Издательство: Antique Collectors Club Ltd Цена: 2184 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This is the second part of a five-volume series. This book presents a representative selection of colour pictures of birds painted during the 18th century. It portrays the artists' increasing sensitivity to nature. A detailed text accompanies the pictures and reveals the growth in the popularity of watercolour as a medium for painting birds. In the 18th century, several artists continued to produce bird paintings in the same style and composition of the Old Masters. When a new sensitivity to nature became universal, naturalists recorded, named and illustrated species with increasing skills. Old myths were replaced by observation and evidence. Exotic birds were being discovered in the newly-explored countries of North America, India and, at the end of the century, Australia. This age of discovery was also a period when the potential of watercolour painting was developed and proved to be the perfect medium for depicting birds. In bird art, as in so many other aspects of 18th century life, this was an age of sense and sensitivity.
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