A Brush with Birds: Australian Bird Art from the National Library of Australia

Author(s): National Library of Australia

Art and Design

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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Product Information

Shortlisted for ABIA Australian Illustrated Book of the Year 2009.

General Fields

  • : 9780642276803
  • : National Library of Australia
  • : National Library of Australia
  • : September 2008
  • : 235mm X 290mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : National Library of Australia
  • : Paperback
  • : 758.30994
  • : 120
  • : Nature in art, still life, landscapes & seascapes; Painting & paintings; Exhibition catalogues and specific collections
  • : Illustrations (cheifly col.)