A Garden Eden

A Garden Eden

Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration = Ein Garten Eden : Meisterwerke Der Botanischen Illustration = Un Jardin D'éden : Chefs-d'œuvre De L'illustration Botanique

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Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes, etc.). Heaven on earth: Botanical masterworks from the National Library of Vienna In pursuit of both knowledge and delight, the craft of botanical illustration has always required not only meticulous draftsmanship but also a rigorous scientific understanding. This fresh TASCHEN edition celebrates the botanical tradition and talents with a selection of outstanding works from the National Library of Vienna, including many new images. From Byzantine manuscripts right through to 20th-century masterpieces, through peonies, callas, and chrysanthemums, these exquisite reproductions dazzle in their accuracy and their aesthetics. Whether in gently furled leaves, precisely textured fruits, or the sheer beauty and variety of colors, we celebrate an art form as tender as it is precise, and ever more resonant amid our growing awareness of our ecological surroundings and the preciousness of natural flora.
Publisher: Cologne, Germany :, Taschen GmbH,, [2016]
Edition: Revised edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9783836559423
3836559420
Characteristics: 725 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm

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