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

By Matthäus Merian (the Younger), Carol Belanger Grafton

Unusual and creative illustrations, conscientiously prepared into four significant divisions — quadrupeds, birds, fishes, and bugs — comprise lifelike and fanciful depictions of almost each genuine animal, plus such fable creatures as unicorns, dragons, and basilisks. crucial quantity of royalty-free images for fast use through advertisement and image artists.

Show description

Read or Download 1300 Real and Fanciful Animals from Seventeenth-Century Engravings PDF

Similar decorative arts & design books

Japanese Emblems and Designs

Nearly 800 mon (emblems or crests) mix traditional and geometric varieties for outstanding results. perfect for layout, jewellery, mosaics, and extra.

Victorian fashion accessories

'Victorian style components' takes the reader on a travel of the area of women's components and, in doing so, supplies a sweeping view of 19th-century British cultural background. summary: An obtainable and full of life research of Victorian model components as instruments of flirtation and signs of sophistication, political ideology, chastity and respectability.

Extra info for 1300 Real and Fanciful Animals from Seventeenth-Century Engravings

Example text

Matthäus Merian the Younger, who had inherited the business after the death of his father, Matthäus Merian the Elder, in 1650, continued publishing a variety of illustrated works until his own death in 1687. The younger Merian, born in Switzerland in 1621, was a portrait painter, etcher, and engraver who traveled in his youth to Amsterdam, London, and Paris. He also lived in Italy and in Nuremberg for a total of eight years before he took over the management of the workshop that in his father’s time had been renowned for producing engraved views and plans of European towns and cities.

0-486-45438-X) 3,800 EARLY ADVERTISING CUTS, Deberny Type Foundry. (0-486-26658-3) 100 JAPANESE STENCIL DESIGNS, Edited by Friedrich Deneken. (0-486-44724-3) ART NOUVEAU STENCIL DESIGNS, A. Desaint. (0-486-45426-6) FULL-COLOR JAPANESE DESIGNS AND MOTIFS, Dover. (0-486-44891-6) JAPANESE WOODBLOCK KIMONO DESIGNS IN FULL COLOR, Dover. (0-486-45602-1) RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE CEILING MASTERPIECES, Dover. (0-486-46529-2) HISTORIC ORNAMENT AND DESIGN IN FULL COLOR: FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE RENAISSANCE, Edited by Giulio Ferrari.

Historia Universalis. In 1718, the Amsterdam firm of R. & G. Wetstenios published the 260 engraved plates of images from Theatrum universale omnium Animalium in two volumes, with Latin texts on the natural history of the animals by Heinrich Ruysch (a professor of botany and medicine) and John Johnston (also a medical doctor), each of whom had large collections of specimens. The work was divided into six main sections, depicting fish, birds, quadrupeds, mollusks and crustaceans, terrestrial and aquatic insects, and snakes.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 43 votes
 

Author: admin