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Pictura Poster Book Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini S Botanicals

Author : D. J. Terrazzini
ISBN : 1760400572
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Art for everyone, to collect and colour, in a bigger format! Pictura is a stunning range of black-and-white artworks to collect and colour for all ages.This exciting new format includes 12 prints which can be removed from the book, coloured in and displayed on your wall. Perfect for nature enthusiasts and gardeners, Botanicals offers the opportunity to colour in some of our most beautiful flowers, including the rose, orchid, peony, water lily, poppy, tulips and dahlias.
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Botanical Progress Horticultural Innovation And Cultural Changes

Author : Mauro Ambrosoli
ISBN : 0884023273
Genre : Architecture
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This book highlights religious, artistic, political, and economic consequences of horticultural pursuits, exploring the roles of peasants, botanists, horticulturists, nurserymen, and gentlemen collectors in these developments, and offering a reflection on horticulture's future in the context of environmental devastation and ecological uncertainty.
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Print Culture In Early Modern France

Author : Carl Goldstein
ISBN : 9781139505031
Genre : History
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In this book, Carl Goldstein examines the print culture of seventeenth-century France through a study of the career of Abraham Bosse, a well-known printmaker, book illustrator, and author of books and pamphlets on a variety of technical subjects. The consummate print professional, Bosse persistently explored the endless possibilities of print – single-sheet prints combining text and image, book illustration, broadsides, placards, almanacs, theses, and pamphlets. Bosse had a profound understanding of print technology as a fundamental agent of change. Unlike previous studies, which have largely focused on the printed word, this book demonstrates the extent to which the contributions of an individual printmaker and the visual image are fundamental to understanding the nature and development of early modern print culture.
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Ad Vivum

Author : Thomas Balfe
ISBN : 9789004393998
Genre : Art
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Ad Vivum? explores the issues raised by this Latin term and its vernacular cognates al vivo, au vif, nach dem Leben and naer het leven with reference to a variety of visual materials produced and used in Europe before 1800.
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The Genius Of The Place

Author : John Dixon Hunt
ISBN : 0262580926
Genre : Architecture
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A garden classic, The Genius of the Place reveals that the history of landscapegardening is much more than a history of design and style; it opens up a wide perspective of Englishcultural history, showing how landscape gardening was gradually transformed over two centuries intoan art that has been widely imitated throughout Europe and North America.The English landscapegarden is richly documented in this anthology. Over 100 illustrations accompany writings that rangefrom Francis Bacon to Jane Austin; from the early 1600s, when Englishmen began to determine theirown concept and form of the garden, through the first half of the eighteenth century when itsdistinctive feature emerged, to the heyday of the landscape garden under "Capability" Brown and thereactions to his pure formalism under Repton and Loudon in the 1800s. This edition contains a newintroduction and bibliography covering the many developments in garden history during the last dozenyears.John Dixon Hunt is Professor in the School of English and American Studies at the Universityof East Anglia and editor of the International Journal of Garden History. Peter Willis, anarchitect, is reader in the History of Architecture at the University of Newcastle.
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Leonardo Da Vinci Nature And Architecture

Author : Constance Moffatt
ISBN : 9789004398443
Genre : Art
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The second volume of Leonardo Studies offers an impressive overview of current Leonardo scholarship into two of his primary interests: nature and architecture. The authors consider Leonardo’s treatises and their aftermath, science experiments, and fields of art and science based on two abundant subjects.
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Draughtsmen Botanists And Nature

Author : Kärin Nickelsen
ISBN : 9781402048203
Genre : Science
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This book is the first in-depth study of eighteenth-century botanical illustrations. Its findings offer a completely new insight into the working practices of the botanists and scientific draughtsmen of this period. The author describes the different production stages of these illustrations. For the first time, the author presents a convincing description of how botanical illustrations developed, ascertaining the criteria that drove this process.
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Anthony Van Dyck As A Printmaker

Author : Carl Depauw
ISBN : UOM:39015047578029
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Like Dürer, Rembrandt and Goya, Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) made a key contribution to the art of printmaking. He was himself a talented etcher, and prints after his paintings were cut by the best engravers of his day. Yet, to date, his printmaking has suffered from undeserved neglect. This book discusses Van Dyck's first acquaintance with the medium in Rubens's workshop and illuminates the genesis of the Iconography, a portrait gallery of illustrious contemporaries. All his etchings are catalogued together with preparatory drawings and grisailles, as well as proofs containing corrective flourishes. Furthermore the book includes a selection of the prints after paintings by Van Dyck. A number of them were the initiative of the artist himself, and others were produced on behalf of publishers and engravers. Works from the eighteenth century are included to illustrate the influence Van Dyck exerted until long after his death-- even in France and England. The introductory essays discuss the collecting of Van Dyck prints, the phenomenon of the trial proof, and technical aspects of the etchings. Based on new archival research the biographies are included of all those who were instrumental in the production of the prints: engravers, publishers, and the persons to whom they were dedicated by Van Dyck. Many of the prints are reproduced in color and the book has numerous comparative illustrations making it essential not only for scholars and enthusiasts of Van Dyck's work, but all those interested in the history of printmaking.
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The Athenaeum

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