Of green leaf, bird, and flower : artists' books and the natural world : [... accompanies the Exhibition "Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower: Artists' Books and the Natural World", organized by the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, and on view from May 15 to August 10, 2014]

"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 r...

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Other Authors: Fairman, Elisabeth R. (Editor, Hrsg.)
Document Type: Conference Proceeding Book
Published: New Haven, Conn. [u.a.] : Yale Univ. Press , 2014
Online Access:Inhaltsverzeichnis
Related Items:Rezensiert in: [Rezension von: Elisabeth Fairman (ed.), Of green leaf, bird, and flower. Artists' books and the natural world]
Author Notes:ed. by Elisabeth R. Fairman. Essays by Elisabeth R. Fairman ... Contributions by Laurie Clark ...
Table of Contents:
  • Natural Obsessions: From Specimens to Books
  • Robert McCracken Peck'Which Mimic Art Hath Made': Crafting Nature in the Victorian Book and Album / Molly Duggins
  • 'A still, small voice': Sister Margaret Tournour, Wood Engraver and Naturalist
  • David Burnett
  • "Field Guide" with Artists' Statements ; Catalogue.