"Illustrators, sculptors, and taxidermists who draw or version animals will welcome this new revised edition." — Natural History
Here are 288 remarkably practical drawings of animals, furnishing artists and scholars with an easy-to-follow approach to guide within the drawing of horses, canine, lions, cows and bulls, stags, and goats. So distinct and so actual are those drawings that this e-book 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 buildings that help and ensure floor contours and configurations. moreover, distinctive cross-sections dissect these parts of the animal — equivalent to the top and limbs — which are most crucial to the artist.
For this version, Lewis S. Born of the yankee Museum of traditional background accumulated 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 totally annotated because the plates that make up the unique booklet, 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 comprises sixty six items.
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