Roses: Mini Archive with DVD by Pierre Joseph RedouteRoses: Mini Archive with DVD by Pierre Joseph Redoute

Roses: Mini Archive with DVD

byPierre Joseph Redoute

Paperback | August 30, 2011

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Roses offers the complete collection of artists Pierre Joseph Redoute and James Sowerby's magnificent engravings of roses—plus a DVD containing a complete library of images in one unique, affordable package. Part of Collins Design’s Mini Archive series, Roses is the first book to pair Sowerby, one of the fathers of English botany, with Redoute, the Belgian-born artist known as the “Raphael of Flowers” in the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. Dynamic and informative, with a comprehensive index allowing Sowerby and Redoute’s beautiful images to enter modern science’s botanical taxonomy, Roses is an essential collection for students, teachers, lovers of botany, and anyone stirred by the beauty of roses.
Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) was a botanical illustrator born into a family of painters in Saint-Hubert, Belgium. He was a beloved artist at the court of France, a professor of botany in Montpellier, a co-illustrator ofSertum Anglicumwith James Sowerby, and the author of many botanical publications includingLes Liliacées(1802–15) ...
Title:Roses: Mini Archive with DVDFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.75 × 6.5 × 0.75 inPublished:August 30, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062039555

ISBN - 13:9780062039552

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