Women of Flowers: A Tribute to Victorian Women Artists

Women of Flowers: A Tribute to Victorian Women Artists

by Jack Kramer, Linda Sunshine
     
 

In this amazing book, hundreds of dazzling full-color floral paintings and botanical prints illustrate the fascinating life stories of Victorian women artists who made tremendous contributions to the art and science of botany. However most received little or no recognition for their work. Women of Flowers finally pays homage to these remarkable artists and it does so… See more details below

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In this amazing book, hundreds of dazzling full-color floral paintings and botanical prints illustrate the fascinating life stories of Victorian women artists who made tremendous contributions to the art and science of botany. However most received little or no recognition for their work. Women of Flowers finally pays homage to these remarkable artists and it does so in a book of exceptional beauty and charm.

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Booknews
Presents the work of thirty 18th and 19th century female botanical illustrators and writers whose work is rarely seen today. There is a chapter devoted to a biography of each artist, along with a selection of color illustrations, and quotes to bring each figure to life. A prettily-designed book, with nice thick paper and gilt edges. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556704970
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.25(d)

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