• Lars Jonsson, Bird Artist

    16 days ago - By Ornithology

    I earlier talked about Elizabeth Gould, bird artist of the 19 th century who may not have been given enough credit for her works. There are others, too, in recent years who are outstanding bird artists but not well known. One is Lars Jonsson (1952-), ornithologist and artist, who started painting birds when he was young; at the age of seven his parents entered him into an art contest and were accused of fraud as “someone so young could not have painted like young Jonsson.” At 15, he exhibited his paintings at the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm. In the late 1970's he wrote...
    Read more ...