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By Lack, H. Walter; By (artist) Redoute, Pierre Joseph
Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) devoted himself exclusively to the task of capturing the diversity of the flowering plants in naturalistic watercolor paintings. He worked in Paris as a botanical illustrator for rich patrons for nearly half a century, during which he documented ...remarkable, rare plants and flora new to the science of his day.Read more
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By Lack, H. Walter
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 most astounding pieces from The Lilies. Astonishing with his admixture of accuracy an...d beauty, Redoute transports the reader to the magnificent...Read more
Art meets science in this beautiful catalogue of botanical illustration. Drawn from the archives of the National Library of Vienna, these exquisite color reproductions range from 6th-century manuscripts to 19th-century masterpieces and celebrate both the skill of botanical artist...s and the abundance of natural flora.Read more
This encyclopedic treasury of 240 exquisite chromolithographic illustrations was based on Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius's expeditions through Brazil and Peru. The result was an unrivaled catalog of all known genera of the palm family, describing all the palms of Brazil, and ...producing the first maps of palm biogeography.Read more
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After an epic Amazonian journey through Brazil and Peru, German botanist von Martius compiled an unsurpassed catalogue of all known genera of palm. This exquisite encyclopedic treasury is a jewel of 19th-century botany, as remarkable for its meticulous classification, as it is fo...r its maps, color landscapes, and cross-sectioned diagrams showing...Read more
Now available in a new edition, this gorgeously illustrated book showcases botanical masterpieces by Alexander von Humboldt, one of history's great scientists and explorers.
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