336 pages, 15.6 × 11.2 × 0.98 in
August 15, 2015
Taschen America Llc
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 3836505150
ISBN - 13: 9783836505154
From the Publisher
Pierre-Joseph Redout (1759-1840) devoted himself exclusively to the task of capturing the diversity of flowering plants in naturalistic watercolor paintings, collected in this comprehensive volume.
About the Author
Werner Dressendorfer, pharmaceutical historian and lecturer at the universities of Erlangen and Wurzburg, is currently conducting research into the history of healing plants from a socio-cultural viewpoint, with a focus on the symbolism of plants and their role in superstition. He is the author of a number of pharmaceutical publications and scientific papers on the Late Middle Ages and the early Renaissance.