The Golden Age of Flowers

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In a perfect marriage of art and science, the 17th and 18th centuries witnessed a flowering of botanical illustration. This attractive book includes more than 100 of the finest images, including artwork by Maria Merian, John Sibthorp and Joseph Banks, many of them never surpassed for their beauty and scientific accuracy. Each plant - from garden favourites to rare exotics - has its own description, with details of its discovery and the individuals who named and nurtured it.

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The Golden Age of Flowers

The Golden Age of Flowers

Botanical Illustration in the Age of Discovery 1600-1800

Paperback144pp Illustrated240x220mm

9780712358958     Product Code: 223018

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In a perfect marriage of art and science, the 17th and 18th centuries witnessed a flowering of botanical illustration. This attractive book includes more than 100 of the finest images, including artwork by Maria Merian, John Sibthorp and Joseph Banks, many of them never surpassed for their beauty and scientific accuracy. Each plant - from garden favourites to rare exotics - has its own description, with details of its discovery and the individuals who named and nurtured it.

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