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21%OFFRosemary Volpe (Ed.) - The Age of Reptiles: The Art and Science of Rudolph Zallinger's Great Dinosaur Mural at Yale, Second Edition (Yale Peabody Museum Series) - 9780912532769 - V9780912532769
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The Age of Reptiles: The Art and Science of Rudolph Zallinger's Great Dinosaur Mural at Yale, Second Edition (Yale Peabody Museum Series)

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Description for The Age of Reptiles: The Art and Science of Rudolph Zallinger's Great Dinosaur Mural at Yale, Second Edition (Yale Peabody Museum Series) Paperback. Rudolph Zallinger's 110-foot fresca secco painting of "The Age of Reptiles" is one of the largest natural history murals in the world. Completed in 1947, it is an overview of prehistoric life told through the principal features and concepts of "The Age of Reptiles". This guide includes an essay on the mural's place in the history of art. Num Pages: 84 pages, 90 colour illustrations + 12-page foldout. BIC Classification: ACXD; AFC; AGB; AGN; WNA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 305 x 141 x 14. Weight in Grams: 452.

Rudolph Zallinger’s 110-foot (33.5-meter) fresca secco painting of The Age of Reptiles is one of the largest natural history murals in the world.  Completed in 1947, it is an overview of prehistoric life told through the principal features and concepts of The Age of Reptiles.  The mural has defined our view of the prehistoric world, and continues to teach, inform and spark the imagination of thousands of visitors that walk through the Yale Peabody Museum’s Great Hall each year, as well as to admirers around the world over through countless reproductions in publications and textbooks.

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Product Details

Publisher
The Yale Peabody Museum
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
Weight
451g
Number of Pages
84
Place of Publication
New Haven, CT, United States
ISBN
9780912532769
SKU
V9780912532769
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Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-48

About Rosemary Volpe (Ed.)
Rudolph Zallinger (1919–1995) was an American-based artist notable for his mural The Age of Reptiles (1947) at Yale's Peabody Museum of Natural History and for the popular illustration known as March of Progress (1965), one of the world's most recognizable scientific images.

Reviews for The Age of Reptiles: The Art and Science of Rudolph Zallinger's Great Dinosaur Mural at Yale, Second Edition (Yale Peabody Museum Series)
“The Age of Reptiles is a work of art, by its own nature inevitably transcending science or subverting it and bringing to it its own special glow.” – Vincent Scully  
Vincent Scully

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