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The golden age of botanical art / Martyn Rix.

Author/Creator:
Rix, Martyn author.
Publication:
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press : Kew, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
256 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
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Subjects:
Botanical illustration.
Botanical artists.
Flowers in art.
Contents:
The origins of botanical art
Leonardo da Vinci
Early works of the sixteenth century
Jacopo Ligozzi
Seventeenth-century florilegia
Dutch flower paintings
North American plants
Linnaeus and plant classification
Travellers to the Levant
Maria Sybilla Merian
The exploration of Russia and Japan
Les vélins du muséum
Botany bay and beyond
Sir Joseph Banks
The golden age in England
Mrs Delany and her paper mosaicks
South American adventures
Thornton's the temple of flora, or garden of nature
The golden age in France
Empress Joséphine
Botanical and horticultural illustrated journals
Henry C. Andrews
Early Chinese plant drawings
Père David and the French missionaries
The company school in India
The story of Flora Danica 1761-1883
A new era at Kew
George Maw
Victorian travellers
Elwes and the genus Lilium
Bringing China to Europe
Modern florilegia
The flowers of war and beyond
Exhibiting botanical watercolours
Carrying on the tradition.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other Edition:
Also issued as: . 9780233003641 Rix, Martyn. London : Andre Deutsch, 2012
ISBN:
9780226093598 (cloth : alkaline paper)
022609359X (cloth : alkaline paper)
OCLC:
835118070