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Ferdinand Bauer The Australian Natural History Drawings (Art in Natural History Series, Book 1) by M. J. Norst

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Published by British Museum of Natural .
Written in English


  • Pictorial works,
  • Art,
  • Natural history illustrators,
  • Australia,
  • Bauer, Ferdinand,,
  • 1760-1826,
  • Natural history,
  • Natural history illustration

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7853145M
ISBN 100565010484
ISBN 109780565010485

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Ferdinand Bauer is seen by many as the greatest natural history painter of all time. Hand-picked by Joseph Banks, in Bauer accompanied Matthew Flinders during his circumnavigation of Australia, and lived in New South Wales and Norfolk Island.5/5(1).   Fourth Book in the Art of Nature Series about a man whose only legacy is his art work. Ferdinand Bauer became a traveling painter, recording the plant life of Greece and Asia Minor. In , at the age of forty one, he became a painter for the natural history expedition aboard the Investigator, which was mapping the coast of Australia/5(3). David’s new book, Painting by Numbers: the life and art of Ferdinand Bauer is the first of its kind and not just because it features never-before-published works. Painting by Numbers is enriched by the State Library of New South Wales’ DX Lab, a data visualisation project that began two years ago, and has since revolutionised the way the library is able to bring information to life.   The site was developed in conjunction with the upcoming book Painting by Numbers: The Life and Art of Ferdinand Bauer by botanist David Mabberley, out January 1 from the University of New South Author: Allison Meier.

  It was not without some hesitation that I agreed to write a review of this book. For years, David and I had worked – admittedly with a different focus – on the Bauer brothers, partly in parallel (Mabberley ; Lack , ), partly in collaboration (Lack with Mabberley ), and recently I summarized my research in a monograph covering the lives and works of all Author: H. Walter Lack. Five years later Franz and Ferdinand Bauer moved to Vienna to work in the University botanic garden. Here, working on illustrations for the Professor of Botany's book of rare plants, they were introduced to microscopic work which expanded their remarkable talent for accurate observation of minute detail. Renowned illustrator Ferdinand Bauer was captivated by Australia’s exotic flora and fauna when he arrived in with Matthew Flinders. You may view a selection of botanical drawings, maps and rare books related to Bauer’s visit to the colony in the exhibition Botanical Inspirations at the State Library of NSW from 16 November to 28 January Born Franz Bauer on 14 March in Feldsberg in Lower Austria (now Valtice in the Czech Republic). His father was the Court Painter and died when his three children were infants. He was the older brother (by two years) of the much-travelled and renowned Ferdinand Bauer who was also a botanical artist.

  Ferdinand Bauer Franz Bauer was definitely overshadowed by his rather more famous younger brother who travelled extensively with botanists and explorers to map and record: the natural flora and fauna of Greece with Dr John Sibthorp, the professor of botany at Oxford University. They travelled to Athens, Crete, the Aegean islands, Delphi, Rhodes. Get this from a library! Ferdinand Bauer, the Australian natural history drawings. [Marlene Norst; Ferdinand Bauer] -- Artistic apprenticeship - Australian adventure - Return to Austria. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Buy Painting by Numbers: The life and art of Ferdinand Bauer by David Mabberley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 5/5(1).