Title: Lars Jonsson's Birds
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: 2009
Book Condition: Very Good In Dustjacket
Edition: 1st Edition.
Princeton. 2009. Princeton University Press. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. 150 color illus. 192 pages. hardcover. Cover artwork by Lars Jonsson. 9780691141510. keywords: Birds Art. inventory # 37105. FROM THE PUBLISHER - This sumptuous book includes essays by the acclaimed sculptor Kent Ullberg and museum curator Adam Harris, as well as commentaries by Jonsson and pages from his sketchbooks that provide rare insights into Jonsson's incomparable artistry. FEATURES - Offers an invaluable retrospective of the artist's most recent work; Features 150 full-color bird paintings; Includes commentaries by Jonsson, pages from his sketchbooks, and more; Provides rare insights into Jonsson's art and methods. Bookseller Inventory # 37105
Lars Jonsson is widely regarded as one of the greatest bird artists of all time--no other painter of his generation captures the true look and feel of birds in the wild so beautifully. This magnificently illustrated volume collects Jonsson's most recent paintings and drawings, many published here for the first time, offering a fascinating retrospective of the artist's work from the turn of the new century to today. Lars Jonsson's Birds features 150 full-color, museum-quality reproductions of works that Jonsson painted in the field and that reflect his favorite theme of birds in a wide landscape, such as gulls, waders, ducks, and raptors.
This sumptuous book includes essays by the acclaimed sculptor Kent Ullberg and museum curator Adam Harris, as well as commentaries by Jonsson and pages from his sketchbooks that provide rare insights into Jonsson's incomparable artistry.
From the Inside Flap:
"Everything that Lars applies to paper or canvas is accurate. The work may be loose or precise, but it always reflects an intimate knowledge of the subject and its situation. By presenting several points of view, the well-written text achieves a balance so that readers may enjoy Lars's art on multiple levels. As a bird artist, I particularly appreciate the sound defense of the painting of birds as art."--John Sill, wildlife artist
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