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Baby Bird Portraits by George Miksch Sutton: Watercolors in the Field Museum

Art / Photobook

By: Paul A Johnsgard

96 pages, 35 colour illus

University of Oklahoma Press

Paperback | Feb 2006 | #157030 | ISBN: 080613769X
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #157031 | ISBN: 0806129859
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About this book

George Miksch Sutton is one of the best known and most beloved bird artists of the twentieth century. This marvelous book presents thirty-five paintigs of downy chicks, nestlings, and fledglings painted from life by Sutton. The exquisite watercolrs, housed in the Field Museum of Natural History, span three decades and depict nineteen species of North American birds. Many of the paintings are reproduced here for the first time.

In his introduction to the collection, ornithologist Paul Johnsgard discusses Sutton's contributions to bird art and to ornithology. And is essays accompanying the paintings, Johnsgard describes his and Sutton's personal encounters with the birds.

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