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Louis Agassiz Fuertes

Louis Agassiz Fuertes

Louis Agassiz Fuertes

his life briefly told and his correspondence

by Louis Agassiz Fuertes

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Mary Fuertes Boynton.
ContributionsBoynton, Mary Fuertes, 1908- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND237.F78 A3
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6197457M
LC Control Number56005705
OCLC/WorldCa178039

Condition: Very Good. Fuertes, Louis Agassiz et al (illustrator). 1st Edition. Very Good. See scans and description. Albany, NY: University of The State of New York Birds of New York - New York State Museum Memoir Two Volumes, Complete. Color plates by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and others; black and white photography throughout as well. Earlier this week we did a Species of the Day tweet on Twitter (@BioDivLibrary) about the Abyssinian or Ethiopian Wolf – the most endangered canine in the the tweet, we linked to a lovely portrait of the animal in Album of Abyssinian Birds and Mammals (), illustrated by Louis Agassiz Fuertes. Little did we know what a fascinating work this actually : Grace Costantino.

Genre/Form: Personal correspondence Autobiographies Records and correspondence Correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fuertes, Louis Agassiz, Louis Agassiz (). “Contributions to the Natural History of the United States of America: pt. I. Essay on classification. pt. II. North American Testudinata. ”, p 13 Copy quote.

Louis Agassiz Fuertes, artist and naturalist, has marvelously supplemented such value as may be in the text by his wonderful drawings in full color. They were made especially for this volume and are so accurate, so true to life, that study of them will enable any one to identify the species shown. His father wants him to become an engineer, but Louis dreams of being a bird artist. To achieve this dream, he must practice, practice, practice. He learns from the art of John James Audubon. But as Louis grows up, he begins to draw and paint living, flying birds in their natural habitats. Louis Agassiz Fuertes () is now known as the.


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