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Louis XIV's botanical engravings

Author: Alain Renaux
Publisher: Aldershot [England] ; Burlington, VT : Lund Humphries, 2008.
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"Louis XIV's Botanical Engravings contains a collection of around sixty of the watercolour engravings produced during the reign of Louis XIV, which are now preserved in the Louvre and the French National Museum of Natural History. These exquisite illustrations allow us to familiarise ourselves with some of the plants brought back from distant lands, and to understand the contribution they made to scientific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Renaux, Alain.
Louis XIV's botanical engravings.
Aldershot [England] ; Burlington, VT : Lund Humphries, 2008
(OCoLC)607730436
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Renaux
ISBN: 9781848220003 1848220006 9780853319900 0853319901
OCLC Number: 226976118
Description: 139 pages : color illustrations ; 33 cm
Contents: Contents: Foreword, Plates, Bibliography.
Responsibility: Alain Renaux.
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A collection of around sixty watercolour engravings produced during the reign of Louis XIV. It allows us to familiarise ourselves with some of the plants brought back from distant lands, and to  Read more...

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'This is a strong, well-designed monograph... The authors deserve praise for their thorough and engaging writing and the illustrations brilliantly convey the power of paintings.' The Art Book

 
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