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Pierre-Joseph Redouté : the book of flowers = das Buch der Blumen = le livre des fleurs

Author: Pierre Joseph Redouté; H Walter Lack
Publisher: Köln : Taschen, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"French flower painter Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) devoted himself exclusively to capturing the diversity of flowering plants in watercolor paintings which were then published as copper engravings, with careful botanical descriptions. The darling of wealthy Parisian patrons including Napoleon's wife Josephine, he was dubbed "the Raphael of flowers," and is regarded to this day as a master of botanical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Named Person: Pierre Joseph Redouté; Pierre Joseph Redouté
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Joseph Redouté; H Walter Lack
ISBN: 9783836568937 3836568934
OCLC Number: 1028538937
Language Note: In English, German and French.
Notes: "The volume contains a selection of the plates published in Les liliacées as well as all the plates that appeared in Les roses and in Choix"--Page 606.
Description: 607 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 36 cm
Contents: Pierre-Joseph Redouté : the "Raphael of flowers" = der "Raffael der Blumen" = le "Raphaël des fleurs" --
Lilies = Lilien = Les liliacées : 1802-1816 --
Roses = Rosen = Les roses : 1817-1824 --
Selection of the most beautiful flowers = Auslese der schönsten Blumen = Choix des plus belles fleurs : 1827-1833.
Other Titles: Book of flowers
Buch der Blumen
Livre des fleurs
Responsibility: H. Walter Lack.

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Celebrate "the Raphael of flowers," Pierre-Joseph Redoute. This elegant catalogue gathers all engravings from his masterful volumes Roses and Selection of the Most Beautiful Flowers, alongside the  Read more...

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