The first full appraisal of Vladimir Nabokov’s long-neglected contributions as a scientist. He created well over 1,000 technical illustrations of the anatomical structures of butterflies, seeking to understand the evolutionary diversity of small butterflies called Blues.
Illustrated in color and black-and-white. 318p. Measures 8.5×10.5 inches.
Toledo, Francisco; Valerio, Robert. Francisco Toledo Insectario 1995-1996. Museo de Arte Contemporano de Oaxaca , 1997. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#29840)
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Text in Spanish. Color plates. Accompanied a Diciembre 1997-Febrero 1998 exhibition at Museo de Arte Contemporano de Oaxaca. Introduction by Robert Valerio. Measures 11×8.25 inches. 64p.
Francisco Toledo (b. 1940) is a Mexican artist. His art is based on a fantastic realism that reflects a deep appreciation for, and astute observation of, nature, in particular, animals often not associated with beauty, such as insects, toads, and bats.