Merian's Antique Botanical Prints (Dover Electronic Clip Art Series)

Merian's Antique Botanical Prints (Dover Electronic Clip Art Series)

by Maria Sibylla Merian
     
 

Known for her scientific eye for precise detail, Maria Sibylla Merian (1647–1717) spared no expense to collect, study, and draw an incredible variety of plant and insect specimens. This easy-to-use archive is filled with 153 of her finest black-and-white engravings of roses, lilies, and carnations, plus more exotic flowers.
Wonderfully accurate

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Overview

Known for her scientific eye for precise detail, Maria Sibylla Merian (1647–1717) spared no expense to collect, study, and draw an incredible variety of plant and insect specimens. This easy-to-use archive is filled with 153 of her finest black-and-white engravings of roses, lilies, and carnations, plus more exotic flowers.
Wonderfully accurate illustrations of butterflies, caterpillars, and other insects are also included. An excellent source of horticultural graphics, this remarkable collection will be treasured by craftspeople, art students, and natural historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486996646
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/08/2005
Series:
Dover Electronic Clip Art Series
Edition description:
Book & CD-ROM, 153 Designs
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.17(d)

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