Stuart's newsletter just anounced this title added to the SNB website. "A Cockeyed Menagerie" the drawings of T. S. Sullivant https://stuartngbooks.com/a-cockeyed-menagerie-the-drawings-of-t.s.-sullivant.html
This book is 2" thick! It's a substantial reference tome. The link on the SNB website shows a number of sample images from the book. Here are a few:
T.S. Sullivant (1854-1926) is an iconic artist who modern masters look back to. Fair warning -- the racial caricatures in some illustrations are cringeworthy today. But Sullivant's animals are timeless.
A reference book like this of Sullivant work has been on the wish-list of illustration art professionals and fans for years. That demand was confirmed when this 2021 release sold out quickly at the publishers.
Sullivant's command of anatomy to render character and comedy makes his art valuable for artists at all levels to study. Artists and collectors can also gain perspective from viewing his art in the context of his times.
Some insights into why artists value studying Sullivant's anatomy skills are in this 2013 post from David Apatoff's blog "Illustration Art" https://illustrationart.blogspot.com/2013/04/ts-sullivant.html?fbclid=
Publisher's Weekly Review of "A Cockeyed Menagerie" https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-68396-364-6?fbclid=
Bio of Sullivant on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._S._Sullivant
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