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MFA Publications

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Paperback, 7.5 x 9 in. / 136 pgs / 130 color.

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Catalog: SPRING 2010 p. 175   

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ISBN 9780878467495 TRADE
List Price: $24.95 CDN $33.95 GBP £22.00

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EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

Nagoya, Japan
Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts
12/12/09-04/04/10

Sarasota, FL
Ringling Museum of Art, 01/2010-04/2011

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Gardens in Perpetual Bloom

Botanical Illustration in Europe and America 1600-1850

Text by Nancy Keeler.

Originally developed as an aid to professional herbalists, botanical illustration quickly blossomed into an art form in its own right. The first flower books were intended as medicinal guides, or else illustrated volumes that catalogued the elaborate and extensive gardens of the well-to-do. But when Carl Linnaeus first classified the plant kingdom in 1735, the botanical book quickly took on a more scientific cast. By the nineteenth century, the flourishing of botanical publications reflected both the rapid rise of gardening as an amateur hobby and the desire of artists and decorators for new visual resources. Gardens in Perpetual Bloom: Botanical Illustration in Europe and America 1600–1850 traces the appreciation of flowers and their depiction, from the studious world of monks and princes to the era of the gardening enthusiast. The book's 110 prints and drawings—which include masterful engravings by Georg Dionysus Ehret, the eighteenth century's most accomplished botanical artist, and hand-colored prints by Pierre-Joseph Redouté, the premier draftsman of flowers for Marie Antoinette and Josephine Bonaparte—are remarkable for their technical virtuosity, delicate tonalities, scientific accuracy and seemingly infinite variety. Gardens in Perpetual Bloom is both a valuable historical survey and an affordable, attractively designed volume of jewel-like beauty.
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A Hebridean Notebook

A HEBRIDEAN NOTEBOOK

By Norman Ackroyd.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781910350355
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Pub Date: 4/12/2016
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The Multitude Diaries

THE MULTITUDE DIARIES

By Chris Orr.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781905711352
USD $19.95
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Pub Date: 9/1/2008
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William Kentridge: Why Should I Hesitate

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE: WHY SHOULD I HESITATE

Text by David Freedberg, Karel Nel.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960987147
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Text by Roger Mayou, Catherine Burer, Martin Heller.

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HIROSHIGE: THE MASTER OF NATURE

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SKIRA

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Edited with text by Johannes Wieninger, Mio Wakita-Elis. Preface by Christoph Thun-Hohenstein.

VERLAG FüR MODERNE KUNST

ISBN: 9783903320208
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MATISSE: PRINTMAKER

Text by Jay McKean Fisher.

LA FáBRICA

ISBN: 9788417769147
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ISBN: 9781733497107
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ISBN: 9781941753323
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Text by Jim Dine, Ruth Fine.

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Text by Dieter Schwarz.

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