“Drawn from Paradise,” by Errol Fuller and David Attenborough

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Ribbon-tailed Bird of Paradise | Oil on panel by Errol Fuller
As David Attenborough returns to Papua New Guinea for a film he has ‘wanted to make for 40 years’, artist and author ERROL FULLER writes about the fascination for birds of paradise that he shares with Attenborough.
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Greater Birds of Paradise, male and female | Oil on panel by Errol Fuller
The two co-authored a book, Drawn from Paradise, which traced the natural history of these enigmatic creatures through their depiction in western works of art.
p02hrtklBlack Sicklebill, lithograph by William Hart, c.1890
via BBC – BBC Arts – Painting paradise: Art meets nature in Papua New Guinea.

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