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'The Parrot in Art' Exhibition Catalogue

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This publication accompanied the exhibition, 'The Parrot in Art: From Dürer to Elizabeth Butterworth', The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, 26 January - 29 April 2009.

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Detailed Description

Since the Middle Ages the Parrot has represented the Virgin birth of Christ, or acted as an eye-witness to the fall of man.  It has also been celebrated as a domestic pet, as well as making frequent appearances in still lifes and portraits.  This beautiful book draws on examples of paintings, drawings and prints from some of the finest art collections in the world.

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