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Women of Flowers: A Tribute to Victorian Women Artists

Women of Flowers: A Tribute to Victorian Women Artists

by Jack Kramer, Linda Sunshine
     
 
Since the early 1970s, horticultural expert Jack Kramer has been collecting works by Victorian women artists. Women of Flowers is his tribute to those women who received so little credit in their own day and age. Over 150 floral paintings and prints illustrate the life stories of 35 women artists from America, England, Germany and France.150 full-color illustrations.

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Since the early 1970s, horticultural expert Jack Kramer has been collecting works by Victorian women artists. Women of Flowers is his tribute to those women who received so little credit in their own day and age. Over 150 floral paintings and prints illustrate the life stories of 35 women artists from America, England, Germany and France.150 full-color illustrations.

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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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