9780847839070

Ocean Fishes: Paintings of Saltwater Game Fish

  • ISBN 13:

    9780847839070

  • ISBN 10:

    0847839079

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/09/2012
  • Publisher: Random House Inc

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Summary

The captivating watercolors of James Prosek, the artist the New York Times calls "the Audubon of the fishing world." In the tradition of his acclaimed Trout: An Illustrated History, renowned naturalist, artist, and fisherman James Prosek captures thirty-five of the most pursued game fishfrom striped bass to tarpon, swordfish to bonefishas well as many creatures that share these marine ecosystems through rich, highly detailed watercolors painted specifically for this volume.Each painting reflects Prosek's individual experience with a single fish. The artist traveled the world to experience firsthand each species just out of the water before the fish lose their true colors. The original works are life-size portraits (from a 14-inch porgy to a 12?-foot blue marlin), and details from the originals are reproduced at full size to give a sense of scale.This book is a must-have for saltwater anglers, conservationists, art lovers, and anyone passionate about the beauty of the coastline and the mysteries swimming off its shores.

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