The Art of Science: Remarkable Natural History Illustrations From Museum Victoria

By John Kean

Synopsis: The Art of Science presents the best of Museum Victoria’s remarkable collection of natural history artworks. Based on the museum’s collection of rare books, field sketches, art works and taxonomic studies, the book features some of the most exquisite, rare and important illustrations of flora and fauna ever created. In addition to the artworks, which tell a story of exploration, discovery, painstaking research and documentation, the book also traces the lives, curiosities and observations of the artists and explores whom throughout history often worked against the odds to gather and record.

Published: 2013 | ISBN: 978-1-921833-25-0

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Categories: Art, Natural History, Visual Art

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