Posts tagged Botanical Art

January 26, 2012

 

Rosa centifolia foliacea

The Golden Age Of Botanical Art

During this period there were great advances in the techniques available to reproduce botanical art—in fact, all artwork.

February 5, 2009

 

a detailed painting of a yellow flower.

Botanical Art Today

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.

January 29, 2009

 

a picture of the greenhouse at Kew Gardens in London, England.

Unappreciated Botanical Art

Botanical art was largely unappreciated during the 20th century. However, places like Kew Gardens in London employed botanical artists to document research.

December 11, 2008

 

An extreme macro photograph of the tiny flower, Huernia volkartii.

Renaissance Botanical Art

During the Renaissance, artists began to depict plants in terms of their specific characteristics and the intricacy of their composition.

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