Sympathetic Detail: The Movie!

Stephanie Palagyi, producer. Bridie McBride, director. https://youtu.be/nGfeJBX5pGM

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Sympathetic Detail: R. F. Deckert and the Art of Natural History Illustration

Over a year ago I stumbled upon ten large portfolios containing watercolor paintings of snakes, toads, frogs, turtles, and birds in the Michigan State University Museum's collections. And now a relative handful of these images are on exhibition at the Museum! The artist was the German-born and largely self-taught Richard Frederick Deckert (1878-1971), who was… Continue reading Sympathetic Detail: R. F. Deckert and the Art of Natural History Illustration