Treasures of Botanical Art : Icons from the Shirley Sherwood and Kew Collections Hardback
Treasures of Botanical Art reveals the history, science and beauty of botanical painting, and celebrates the inaugural exhibition of the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew.
Extensively illustrated and elegantly designed, it features some 200 paintings and drawings from both the Kew and Shirley Sherwood collections which reflect the richness of botanical art as a whole.
The book provides an overview of the most significant artists from the 1600s through to the present day and demonstrates the fundamental importance of art to science.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages, 200 col
- Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens
- Publication Date: 01/04/2008
- Category: Botanical art
- ISBN: 9781842463680