Treasures of Botanical Art: Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew Collections

Treasures of Botanical Art: Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew Collections

by Shirley Sherwood
     
 

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Published to mark the inaugural exhibition of the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew, which opened in April 2008 this book is extensively illustrated and elegantly designed, featuring some 200 paintings and drawings from both the Kew and Shirley Sherwood collections which reflect the richness of botanical art as a whole, providing an overview of the

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Published to mark the inaugural exhibition of the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew, which opened in April 2008 this book is extensively illustrated and elegantly designed, featuring some 200 paintings and drawings from both the Kew and Shirley Sherwood collections which reflect the richness of botanical art as a whole, providing an overview of the most significant artists from the 1600s through to contemporary artists, and demonstrating the enduring importance of botanical illustration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842462218
Publisher:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Publication date:
12/15/2008
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
795,864
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Martyn Rix is editor of Curtis’s Botanical Magazine and author or editor of numerous books, including The Golden Age of Botanical Art, The Genus Lachenalia, and Subtropical and Dry Climate Plants: The Definitive Practical Guide.

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