Titolo: The Waterfowl of North America: The Complete...
Casa editrice: University Press of Mississippi
Data di pubblicazione: 1987
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9780961827007-3
Riassunto: Through superbly painted color plates and carefully rendered pencil sketches, an appreciation of North America's waterfowl for the bird lover, the hunter, and the art lover
A painter and world-renowned sailor, Robin Hill was born in Brisbane, Australia, in 1932 and now lives in the United States. He maintains studios in Virginia and Washington, D.C., and has exhibited work with the Corcoran Gallery and through traveling exhibitions with the Smithsonian. Foundation professor of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska, Paul A. Johnsgard has long been considered one of the world’s leading authorities on ornithology.
Dall'editore: ---Features wonderfully drawn and painted illustrations of 51 species of waterfowl, all illustrations done by Hill, a much-collected artist in this genre
---Combines art with clear, concise, authoritative text and excellent distribution maps
---Includes a foreword by HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who was then International President of the World Wildlife Fund; an introduction by S. Dillon Ripley, Emeritus Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
---At the Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia, Hill has over 200 paintings in the museum’s permanent collection
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