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Treasures of Botanical Art : Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew Collectiona: Sherwood, Shirley/ Rix, Martyn: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Treasures of Botanical Art : Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew Collectiona
Treasures of Botanical Art : Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew Collectiona
Published Date : 2019/06
Binding : Hardcover
ISBN : 9781842466636

BookWeb Price : US$28.00
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Language : English
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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Level: Extracurricular

Treasures of Botanical Art reveals the history of botanical painting, its beauty and science, with works from two renowned collections and over one hundred significant artists, dating from the late 1400s through to today. Paintings featured from the Kew collection include works by well-known artists the Bauer brothers, Redoute, Ehret, Fitch, Lilian Snelling and Margaret Mee as well as many lesser known artists. Contemporary works are featured from the Sherwood collection by a host of international artists.Over 200 stunning botanical paintings are showcased in this gift book, accompanied with informative text on the origins, history and relevance of botanical art, as well as information on the plants themselves. Biographies of over 120 artists are provided at the end of the book, revealing thehistorical and international background of this genre.`Two of the best botanical minds come together in this beautifully illustrated book...the illustrations,from the Kew Collection, are breath-taking and the text wonderfully informative'. Oxford Times`This book is a tribute both to Shirley Sherwood and to Kew, and should be bought by everyonewith an interest in botanical illustration'. Curtis's Botanical Magazine