Anything painted directly, on the spot, always has a strength, a power, a lively touch that is lost in the studio. Your first impression is the right one. Stick to it and refuse to budge.
- Eugene Boudin
Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see.
- Henri Rousseau
 

 

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Birds of Paradise

Posted by Charley Parker at 9:01 am

Birds of Paradise
Some beautiful illustrations, selected and cleaned up for our viewing pleasure by BibliOdyssey editor peacay, from Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux de Paradis et des Rolliers, suivie de celle des Toucans et des Barbus by François Levaillant and Jacques Barraband.

[Via the Drawn archives]

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