Botanical Sketchbooks Book
Explore the beautiful world of a botanical wonderland through the sketches and drawings of some of the worlds most renowned artists, scientists and botanists. Botanical Sketchbooks offers a unique view into the minds, experiences and adventures of eighty artists from around the world through their preparatory sketches, first impressions and scribbled notes that have rarely before been seen.
Filled with remarkable images from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries, sourced from the unparalleled collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Library, Art & Archives, and other libraries, museums, and archives, this glorious coffee table book is a stunning visual collection of images by Leonardo da Vinci, Georg Dionysius Ehret, Carl Linnaeus, Maria Sibylla Merian, Mark Catesby, and Helen and Margaret Shelley (sisters of the novelist Mary Shelley), among many others.
Extra Book Details:
- Hardback: 296 pages
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 9780500518816
- Product Dimensions: 27.5 x 21.7 x 3.5cm