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A Brush with Birds

Chris Merkord
  • Australian Bird Art from the National Library of Australia Olsen, Penny National Library of Australia 2008 Australia http://publishing.nla.gov.au/book/a-brush-with-birds-australian-bird-art-from-the-national-library-of-australia.do English , Australasian, , Australia, No value 10/07/2008 9780642276803 No value

The paintings of Australian birds in A Brush with Birds are by artists whose work is represented in the National Library of Australia. They span the years from first settlement to the 1970s, telling us about the times as well as the birds, and showing how the style of bird art has evolved. This book is lavishly illustrated with vibrant and luscious art and it includes the stories of the artists behind the paintings. Enter the colourful world of birds such as the King Parrot, the Yellow-tufted Honeyeater, the Satin Bower Bird and the Red Goshawk, and be inspired by their beauty.

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