Early women garden photographers created a new art form in the 20th century.
During this period there were great advances in the techniques available to reproduce botanical art—in fact, all artwork.
Botanical art is back in style at last. It has emerged from its Cinderella status in the last century to being admired in the 21st century.
Botanical art was largely unappreciated during the 20th century. However, places like Kew Gardens in London employed botanical artists to document research.
During the Renaissance, artists began to depict plants in terms of their specific characteristics and the intricacy of their composition.