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The art of botanical illustration

Wilfrid Blunt

The art of botanical illustration

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flowers in art,
  • Botanical illustration

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilfrid Blunt and William T. Stearn
    ContributionsStearn, William T. (William Thomas), 1911-2001, author, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
    The Physical Object
    Pagination367 pages
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27198422M
    ISBN 101851497609
    ISBN 109781851497607
    OCLC/WorldCa930593617


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Botanical Illustration is an introduction to the marrying of art and science in the aesthetic and accurate portrayal of plant material. This book builds on the work of illustrators of the past, ranging from Elizabeth Blackwell, whose drawings helped to release her husband from debtors' prison, through to the exceptional scientific drawings of Beatrix Potter.

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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". It lists and highlights books about.

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The Art of Botanical Illustration is by the botanist, researcher and author Martyn Rix and was first published by the Lutterworth Press in as The Art of the Botanist. Its name was later changed when it was republished by Bracken Books in This book constitutes the 21st Botanical Illustration book I have read in the past 3 years, and probably the BEST.

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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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OCLC Number: Description: xxxi, pages: 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 --Rabel, Robert and Aubriet --Holland.

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.

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. It is very unusual to have hand-colored lithographic plates in a book produced insince chromolithography replaced hand-coloring almost entirely by The art of botanical illustration.

[Wilfrid Blunt; William T Stearn; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Wilfrid Blunt; William T Stearn; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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It must portray a plant with the precision and level of detail for it to be recognized and distinguished from. Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blunt, Wilfrid, Art of botanical illustration.

London, Collins []. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "First published in by Lutterworth Press as The art of the botanist"--Title page verso. The book has been read but remains in clean condition.

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