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A New Flowering : 1000 Years of Botanical Art

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A beautiful collection of botanical art from the past 1000 years.

Chosen by Dr Shirley Sherwood from her acclaimed collection of botanical painting and from the rich historical treasures of Oxford's libraries and museums. these inspiring plant portraits stand at the interface between art and science. The oldest  a drawing of a thistle made by a monk from the late 11th century and the most recent painting, by Angela Mirro, is of a rare Peruvian slipper orchid discovered in 2002. This book accompanies a show at the Ashmolean Museum.

Details
  • Author: Shirley Sherwood
  • Paperback: 200 pages | 169 colour illustrations & 9 black and white illustrations
  • Date published: May 2005
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1854442062
  • Product Dimensions: 28.3 x 22.3 cm

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