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Charles R. Knight : the artist who saw through time

Author: Richard Milner; Charles Robert Knight
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the life of the famous wildlife artist, known for his groundbreaking images of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, and includes insights on his scientifically accurate restorations and excerpts from his personal papers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Robert Knight; Charles Robert Knight; Charles Robert Knight
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Milner; Charles Robert Knight
ISBN: 9780810984790 0810984792
OCLC Number: 707628125
Description: 180 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Remembering Toppy, my grandfather / by Rhoda Knight Kalt --
Charles R. Knight : a wildlife artist grows in Brooklyn --
It's all happening at the zoo --
Obsessed with heads and horns --
Buffalo dusk --
Elephant Palace in the Bronx --
An artist among the scientists --
Cats --
The tiger --
Hoofed animals --
The world of birds --
Extinct birds --
Deep-sea drama --
On drawing animals --
Cousins beneath the skin --
Animal moods and psychology --
A date with destiny, or, Two weeks in Philadelphia --
Dinosaurs --
Brontosaurus --
Allosaurus --
Stegosaurus --
Tyrannosaurus --
Extinct mammals --
La Brea Tar Pits --
Horses --
Meaner than Old King Kong --
Hanging by a thread --
Sebring's sabre-tooth cats --
Wit and whimsy --
The artist as critic --
Cave men and cave paintings --
Ice Age --
Mammoths on parade --
A starry Knight --
Preserving Knight's legacy --
A dream of Dinoland Park --
How the dinosaurs escaped.
Responsibility: Richard Milner ; [preface by Rhoda Knight Kalt].
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Describes the life of the famous wildlife artist, known for his groundbreaking images of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, and includes insights on his scientifically accurate restorations and excerpts from his personal papers.

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