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Author Olsen, Penny, author
Title Feather and brush : three centuries of Australian bird art / Penny Olsen
Imprint Collingwood, VIC, Australia : CSIRO Publishing, [2001]
book jacket
 HS Lib. Oversize Materials  N7665 .O47 2001    AVAILABLE    30600620059007
Descript xii, 227 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-219) and index
1. Introduction -- 2. New lands, new birds, seaman and draughtsmen: 1600-1788 -- 3. The escape of natural history study, convicts and officers: 1788-1800 -- 4. Stirrings of an Australian sensibility, settlers and surveyors: 1800-1840, through distant eyes -- 5. A synergy of art and science, Gould and the cataloguers: 1840-1900 -- 6. Art and science estranged, inertia and a field guide: 1900-1950, illustration for field identification -- 7. Art and science regroup, conservationists: 1950-2000 -- 8. The contemporary artists
"This volume traces the 300-year history of bird art in Australia, from the crudely illustrated records of the earliest European voyages of discovery to the diversity of artwork available at the start of the 21st century. There are over 250 images representing 94 artists in the book"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Birds in art -- History
Art, Australian -- History
Vögel <Motiv> swd
Tiermalerei. swd
Australien. swd
Art, Australian. fast (OCoLC)fst00815969
Birds in art. fast (OCoLC)fst00833087
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
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