"Illustrators, sculptors, and taxidermists who draw or version animals will welcome this new revised edition." — Natural History
Here are 288 remarkably sensible drawings of animals, furnishing artists and scholars with an easy-to-follow approach to guide within the drawing of horses, canines, lions, cows and bulls, stags, and goats. So exact and so exact are those drawings that this booklet has lengthy been a vintage paintings of its kind.
The animals are proven in 3 ways: exterior complete perspectives and dozens of information (paws, head, eyes, legs, etc.); beneath-the-skin drawings of musculature and of the positions and insertions of every muscle; and skeleton drawings of the bone constructions that help and be certain floor contours and configurations. additionally, targeted cross-sections dissect these parts of the animal — reminiscent of the top and limbs — which are most vital to the artist.
For this variation, Lewis S. Born of the yank Museum of common historical past amassed 25 plates from George Stubbs's Anatomy of the Horse, lengthy unavailable; Straus-Durckheim's Anatomie Descriptive et Comparative du Chat; and Cuvier and Laurrillard's Anatomie Comparée. those plates, as absolutely annotated because the plates that make up the unique publication, complement Ellenberger, Baum and Dittrich with anatomical drawings of the monkey, the bat, the flying squirrel, the rat kangaroo, the seal, and the hare. Mr. Lewis additionally supplied a brand new preface and extra to the annotated bibliography, which now includes sixty six items.
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