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A new flowering : 1000 Years of Botanical Art

Author: Shirley Sherwood; Stephen A Harris; B E Juniper
Publisher: Oxford : Ashmolean Museum, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Featuring one thousand years of botanical art, this catalogue represents the Ashmolean's leading exhibition of 2005, providing the unique opportunity to compare illustrations by contemporary artists alongside remarkable botanical art of the past. Chosen by Dr. Shirley Sherwood from her acclaimed collection of botanical paintings by artists worldwide, and from the rich historical treasures of Oxford libraries and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Exhibition catalogues
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Sherwood; Stephen A Harris; B E Juniper
ISBN: 1854442066 9781854442062
OCLC Number: 57692353
Notes: Exhibition "A new flowering: 1000 years of botanical art", The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2nd May - 11th September 2005.
Description: 200 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / H.R.H. The Prince of Wales --
Foreword / Dr. Christopher Brown --
Nature portrayed : botanical painting from antiquity to the contemporary age / Prof. Lucia Tongiorgi Tomasi --
The Renaissance of contemporary botanical art / Dr. Shirley Sherwood --
Catalogue --
Biographies of contemporary artists --
The scientific context of botanical illustration / Dr. Stephen A. Harris --
Techniques of botanical illustration / Dr. Barrie E. Juniper --
Bibliography --
Index of artists and authors.
Responsibility: Shirley Sherwood with contributions by Stephen A. Harris and Barrie E. Juniper.

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The magnificent old, the masterful new, this is the premise in this lush publication with 180 plant portraits that span 1,000 years. These portraits were selected from the unique collection of Dr.  Read more...

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