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By Juriga John D.

As Bob Hines imbued his natural world topics with power in his paintings, John D. Juriga brings existence to Hines’s impressive expertise and occupation in his alluring biography, Bob Hines: nationwide natural world Artist. Hines, a proficient self-taught artist, chanced on his calling throughout the darkness of the nice melancholy, turning to artwork as a way of sharing the richness in nature’s good looks. His profession introduced him from designing the 1946 Federal Duck Stamp to becoming a member of the USA Fish and flora and fauna provider the place he controlled the contest for over thirty years, incomes him the nickname of “Mr. Duck Stamp Contest.” His collaboration with Rachel Carson and different luminaries positioned him at the cusp of the environmental flow within the usa. Celebrating the centennial of Hines’s beginning, this richly illustrated quantity will entice flora and fauna fans and Duck Stamp creditors alike, in addition to these attracted to the heritage of conservation within the United States.

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