Bizarre Birds and Beasts

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A crafty cat hides behind a feathered mask to entrap inattentive birds; a monkey in a leather flying suit and helmet is all set to join then in the clouds. Such extraordinary images depict a highly idiosyncratic view of the animal kingdom while containing a number of literary and artistic references, to the surrealist Salvador Dali and the nonsensical Edward Lear. There are also several examples of a cheerful pastiche, Venus a Jersey cow emerges, Botticelli-style, from a scallop shell, a flying fish in harness reaches for ...

Bizarre Birds and Beasts 1991, Dial Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780803710467

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Bizarre Birds and Beasts 1991, Pavilion Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781851457175

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