The Golden Age of Botanical Art (Hardcover)

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Global in scope, this beautifully illustrated book explores the evolution and diversity of botanical art. It tells the stories of intrepid explorers and professional artists who recorded the flora they encountered in lands ranging from Russia to South America. Special features cover key figures and distinguished collections, while rare and previously unpublished images reveal how these illustrations contributed to our understanding of the world and the glories of nature.

About the Author

Martyn Rix is a botanist and the Editor of Curtis's Botanical Magazine, and as such has an unrivalled knowledge of botanical art. With a PhD in Botany from the University of Cambridge, he has worked at the University Botanic Garden in Zurich and at the Royal Horticultural Society Garden, Wisley, in the UK, and has made many expeditions to different parts of the world to collect new plants for gardens. He is the author or co-author of a number of books, including the highly acclaimed The Botanical Garden (Macmillan).
Product Details
ISBN: 9780233005423
ISBN-10: 0233005420
Publisher: Andre Deutsch
Publication Date: April 3rd, 2018
Pages: 256
Language: English