Indian Botanical Art: An Illustrated History

deMartyn Rix

14 mars 2022|
Indian Botanical Art: An Illustrated History de Martyn Rix
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This book brings together striking botanical art of Indian origin spanning a period of 300 years, focussing on the 18th and 19th centuries. Drawn mostly from original works held in the collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, some of the paintings have never been published before. They showcase the richness and variety of art commissioned from talented, mostly unknown, Indian artists who made a substantial contribution to the documentation of the flora of the Indian subcontinent. A foreword written by Sita Reddy places the collections in contemporary context. The book concludes with works from a new generation of botanical artists in India, who excite interest today.

Martyn Rix is a renowned horticulturalist, author of many books and editor of Curtis's Botanical Magazine. He is the recipient of the Veitch Memorial Medal from the Royal Horticultural Society for services to horticulture, and a Tercentenary Bronze Medal from the Linnean Society.
Titre :Indian Botanical Art: An Illustrated History
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :224 pages, 9.96 X 7.95 X 0.97 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :224 pages, 9.96 X 7.95 X 0.97 po
Publié le :14 mars 2022
Publié par :Roli Books
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9788195256655

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