Treasures of Botanical Art : Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew Collections Hardback
Treasures of Botanical Artreveals the history,science and beauty ofbotanical painting, andcelebrates the inauguralexhibition of the ShirleySherwood Gallery ofBotanical Art at Kew. Extensively illustrated andelegantly designed, itfeatures some 200paintings and drawings from both the Kew andShirley Sherwood collections which reflect therichness of botanical art as a whole.
The bookprovides an overview of the most significant artistsfrom the 1600s through to the present day anddemonstrates the fundamental importance of art to science.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens
- Publication Date: 01/04/2008
- Category: Painting & paintings
- ISBN: 9781842463680