Treasures of Botanical Art

190175
Shirley Sherwood & Martyn Rix

Description

Treasures of Botanical Art reveals the history of botanical painting, its beauty and science, with works from two renowned collections and over 100 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 also featured from the Sherwood collection by a host of international artists.

Over 200 stunning botanical paintings are showcased, accompanied by 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 the historical and international background of this genre.

Details

  • Format
    Hardback
  • Pages
    276
  • Dimensions
    245 x 190 mm
  • ISBN
    9781842466636
  • Code
    190175
  • Status
    In stock for immediate dispatch
Our Price
$39.99