The Art of Botanical Illustrations by Lys De Bray

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Published by Chartwell Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Conceptual,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Commercial - Illustration - Science,
  • History - General,
  • Biography,
  • Botanical illustration,
  • Botanical illustrators,
  • History,
  • Sale Books

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8572664M
ISBN 101555214452
ISBN 109781555214456

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Botanical illustration is the art of depicting the form, color, and details of plant species, frequently in watercolor paintings. They must be scientifically accurate but often also have an artistic component and may be printed with a botanical description in books, magazines, and other media or sold as a work of art.

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The botanical artist The legacy of antiquity The rebirth of naturalism The first printed herbals The herbals of Brunfels and Fuchs The decline of the woodcut Wilfrid Blunt was Senior Drawing Master at Eton College.

An Associate of the Royal College of Art and a fellow of the Linnean Society of London, he authored a number of biographies and books on European art and botany. His "The Art of Botanical Illustration".

OCLC Number: Description: xxxi, pages, 39 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm. Contents: The botanical artist --The legacy of antiquity --The rebirth of naturalism --The first printed herbals --The herbals of Brunfels and Fuchs --The decline of the woodcut --Some flower painters of the late sixteenth century --The early etchers and metal engravers.

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Bookseller Inventory # GOR About this title: Synopsis: The Art of Botanical IllustrationPrice: $ The botanical plates were drawn by Mrs. Vallentin, a native of the Falkland Islands who had studied botanical illustration in England with Matilda Smith of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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