[EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough

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Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery Free download æ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Read Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery Ion and commentary from Sir David Attenborough This exploration of the natural world from the late fifteenth century to the early eighteenth century represents a period when European knowledge of the world was transformed by voyages of discovery to the farthest reaches of Africa A. Well written with lovely illustrations but too brief You feel that the author could have expanded

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Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery Free download æ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Read Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery Sia America and beyond Included are works by Leonardo da Vinci and other foremost artists and collectors of their time who embraced the natural riches of their ever expanding world and whose legacies help us better understand today our continuing relationship with the natural worl. 5080222 A8837 2015

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Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery Free download æ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Read Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery The Royal Collection held at Windsor Castle Buckingham Palace and Holyroodhouse Edinburgh has been shaped by the personal tastes of kings and ueens for than five hundred years The Collection s exuisite natural history artworks in Amazing Rare Things is supplemented by an introduct. How do you rate a book that is mainly art reproductions of former artists If the art is good does the rating go up If the descriptions are inane do you take away starsYes and yes at least for this book The authors apparently have a fetish for Leonardo da Vinci and I could have been graphic he s the best artist evah blah blah blah when he is clearly not the best artist even within the pages of the book if composition and uality of representation are the criteria and what other criteria for judging the art of natural history Intriguingly the authors mentioned a sketch by da Vinci of a man and woman coiti drawn to study anatomical movement naturally Naturally And naturally it was not therein reproduced although the authors included two sketches of an intact male horse rear viewThe book is divided into vague sections on a timeline and or less concurrently between artists the segment best to my liking was on Maria Sibylla Merian 1647 1717 who traveled in 1699 aged 52 from Amsterdam to the Dutch colony of Surinam in South America searching out new and beautiful insects A woman after my own heart Her paintings are lurid vivid amazing vibrant thrumming with an intense almost sexual joy Clearly curlicues were her delight Everything twists and spirals Leaves flower petals snake tails and moths antennae It s gorgeous ah if only the authors could leave well enough alone I say authors but mainly the problem is David Attenbourough s The paintings speak for themselves nearly let them be Instead there are constant little interjections about how stupid medieval man was nice use of the genderless he by the way and how he couldn t possibly understand the universe as well as we modern men do with his tiny stupid brain and confusion about perspectiveAlso the ancient cave paintings were all done by men I guess Attenborough knows that somehow Or maybe he just thinks cavewomen were be too busy shopping for shoes and driving ten miles under the speed limit to observe animals and pick up a brush


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    [EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough I'll freely admit that this was one of two books I only bought because of Sir David Attenborough's name being on them And where there's Attenborough on it there's Attenborough in it right? Yes I am a little fangirlThe book to my surprise though not in a bad way is not necessarily about the natural world itself but about the art of natural history Meaning that the authors Sir Attenborough only penned the foreword show some of the most famou

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    [EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough Read Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery How do you rate a book that is mainly art reproductions of former artists? If the art is good does the rating go up? If the descriptions are inane do you take away stars?Yes and yes at least for this book The authors apparently have a fetish for Leonardo da Vinci and I could have been graphic he's the best artist evah bla

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    [EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough Beautifully illustrated volume of color plates created by 17th c artists natural scientists and collectors belonging to Britain's Royal Collect

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    David Attenborough ß 7 Review Read & download É eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ß David Attenborough [EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough I found this at my uni library and decided to read it during my break between classes instead of actually studying

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    [EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough David Attenborough ß 7 Review An interesting history of visual documentation but hard to get through

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    [EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough Read & download É eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ß David Attenborough David Attenborough ß 7 Review Well written with lovely illustrations but too brief You feel that the author could have expanded

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    Read & download É eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ß David Attenborough [EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough I came across this at the library and picked it up as a companion piece to Wonders and the Order of Nature It has a ton of great illustrations and brief biographies from some major early natural history artists A lot of the stories parallel the development from random curiosities to scientific observation by way of collections made for wealthy patrons Wonders mostly covers physical collections like the Wunderkammern while this book is of

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    Read & download É eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ß David Attenborough [EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough Glorious This book explores the images from natural history records and looks at them as a form of art I have always considered the incredible drawings of plants and animals from this era as art and I was excited to see them examined this way by some of the masters in the fieldThe writing is straightforward but thorough Though the sections are written by different people there is an overall sense of being pull

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    Read Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery [EBOOK FREE] (Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery) by David Attenborough Read & download É eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ß David Attenborough A uick flip through the book caught my interest when I recognised some of the pictures or at least the style – as note card favourites Turns out these cherished images have a lot of history and played uite a role in naturalist science I borrowed the book from the library and began reading The book consists of informative and concise essays along with beautiful reproductions if watercolours and drawings – all which work to in

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  • Hardcover
  • 223
  • Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery
  • David Attenborough
  • English
  • 09 January 2020
  • 9781902163468