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Hardcover New During the past century the western world has shown an unprecedented interest in wildlife and its identification and conservation, and the art of the era has both ... stimulated and reflected this interest. This stunning book examines the various forms of wildlife art--from photographic hyper-realism to the abstract--each illustrated by paintings or prints that best represent the genre. Nicholas Hammond points out that in the nineteenth century, wildlife art was primarily of interest to the wealthy, and animals were commonly depicted in paintings as quarry or as fierce beasts at odds with humans. Now artists are more likely to focus on the vulnerability of animals to people in order to further the cause of their conservation and the preservation of their habitats. Hammond provides a masterly analysis of the wildlife art of this century, discussing the differences in the traditions of North American and European wildlife art; changes in printing processes over time; the growth of illustrated ma Read more Show Less

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During the past century the western world has shown an unprecedented interest in wildlife and its identification and conservation, and the art of the era has both stimulated and reflected this interest. This stunning book examines the various forms of wildlife art—from photographic hyper-realism to the abstract—each illustrated by paintings or prints that best represent the genre.

Nicholas Hammond points out that in the nineteenth century, wildlife art was primarily of interest to the wealthy, and animals were commonly depicted in paintings as quarry or as fierce beasts at odds with humans. Now artists are more likely to focus on the vulnerability of animals to people in order to further the cause of their conservation and the preservation of their habitats. Hammond provides a masterly analysis of the wildlife art of this century, discussing the differences in the traditions of North American and European wildlife art; changes in printing processes over time; the growth of illustrated magazines; the establishment of commercial galleries; and the changes in styles and approaches. He then presents a survey of artists from Bruno Liljefors and Archibald Thorburn to Chagall and Picasso. The book concludes with a selection of brief biographies of the more influential artists of the century, including most of those whose work is depicted in the preceding pages. More than 140 paintings or prints are reproduced in color, representing the work of 89 artists.

Published in association with Christopher Helm/A & C Black

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The author's thoughtful expertise combines knowledge of wildlife, appreciation of wildlife observation, and intimate understanding of wildlife depiction in paintings. He discusses the history and context of wildlife painting, including such themes as differences in the traditions of North America and Europe, the impact of illustrated magazines, and changes in styles and approaches over time. His survey of artists--from Bruno Liljefors (1860-1939) and Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935) to Chagall and Picasso--looks closely at their techniques of expression and description as represented in 140 paintings and prints reproduced (full page and in color) in this volume. 9.25x11.5" Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780300074581
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Edition description: Illustrated
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 9.38 (w) x 11.46 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Nicholas Hammond is a former editorial director of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and a corresponding writer for Wildlife Art.

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Table of Contents

Author's Preface 6
Acknowledgements 7
An Increasing Interest 9
Bruno Liljefors and the Great Outdoors 31
Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Wildlife Art in North America 67
Thorburn, the Romantic Scotsman, and his Followers 89
Working in the Field 109
Illustrating for Identification 145
Wildlife and Printmaking 167
Painting with a Sense of Place 201
Artists' Biographies 225
Index 237
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