1300 Real and Fanciful Animals from Seventeenth-Century by Matthäus Merian (the Younger), Carol Belanger Grafton

By Matthäus Merian (the Younger), Carol Belanger Grafton

Unusual and innovative illustrations, conscientiously prepared into four significant divisions — quadrupeds, birds, fishes, and bugs — comprise reasonable and fanciful depictions of just about each actual animal, plus such myth creatures as unicorns, dragons, and basilisks. essential quantity of royalty-free pix for fast use via advertisement and photograph artists.

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0-486-46139-4) PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORIC COSTUME: 1200 FULL-COLOR FIGURES, Albert Kretschmer and Karl Rohrbach. (0-486-46142-4) SYMBOLS, SIGNS AND SIGNETS, Ernst Lehner. (0-486-22241-1) MEDICINAL AND FOOD PLANTS: WITH 200 ILLUSTRATIONS FOR ARTISTS AND CRAFTSPEOPLE, Ernst and Johanna Lehner. (0-486-44751-0) CHINESE INDIGO BATIK DESIGNS, Lu Pu. (0-486-45560-2) ANIMAL STUDIES: 550 ILLUSTRATIONS OF MAMMALS, BIRDS, FISH AND INSECTS, M. Méheut. (0-486-40266-5) FLOWERS, BUTTERFLIES AND INSECTS: ALL 154 ENGRAVINGS FROM “ERUCARUM ORTUS”, Maria Sibylla Merian.

Animals, Mythical, in art. 3. Engraving—17th century. I. Merian, Matthaeus, 1621—1687. II. Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603—1675. Theatrum universale omnium animalium, piscium, avium, quadrupedum ... III. Series. com Table of Contents DOVER PICTORIAL ARCHIVE SERIES Title Page Copyright Page PUBLISHER’S NOTE Quadrupeds Snakes Mollusks and Crustaceans Fish Birds Insects INDEX PUBLISHER’S NOTE 1300 Real and Fanciful Animals includes a varied selection of plates from Theatrum universale omnium Animalium. The first edition of that work was published by the engraving firm of Merian in Frankfurt after 1650.

Anheisser. (0-486-46013-4) SNOW CRYSTALS, W. A. Bentley and W. J. Humphreys. (0-486-20287-9) BESLER’S BOOK OF FLOWERS AND PLANTS: 73 FULL-COLOR PLATES FROM HORTUS EYSTETTENSIS, 1613, Basilius Besler. (0-486-46005-3) PLANTS AND FLOWERS: 1761 ILLUSTRATIONS FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS, Edited by Alan E. Bessette and William K. Chapman. (0-486-26957-4) NATURAL ART FORMS, Karl Blossfeldt. (0-486-40003-4) ART FORMS IN THE PLANT WORLD: 120 FULL-PAGE PHOTOGRAPHS, Karl Blossfeldt. (0-486-24990-5) 101 DOG ILLUSTRATIONS: A PICTORIAL ARCHIVE OF CHAMPIONSHIP BREEDS, Gladys Emerson Cook.

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