Item description for The Distinguish'd Elephant in Western Art by Charles Avery...
A never-before-seen compilation of facts and images of the elephant in art. Avery has taken the familiar elephant and researched its many appearances over the centuries in western art. He provides a fascinating and well-organized look at elephant lore, the fascination with these exotic animals, their arrival in the Americas, and their symbolism throughout the western world. His exhaustive research uncovers humorous, innocuous, incredible, beautiful and unusual representations, many rarely seen before.
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Release Date Dec 25, 2007
Publisher Ruder Finn Press, Inc.
ISBN 1932646418 ISBN13 9781932646412