Flowers Into Art: Floral Motifs in European Painting and Decorative Arts.

By: Woldbye, Vibeke (Editor)

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Published following an exhibition in the Kunstindustrimuseet Copenhagen which ran for two months in 1990 (5th October to 2nd December), very well illustrated in colour and black and white, quarto, 208 pages, pictorial card covers, a very slight nick to the top of the spine, otherwise as new. [An essential work for connoisseurs and admirers of flora, flowers in art and botanical history. Danish, German, Dutch and Swiss specialists treat not only botanical aspects, but deal in particular with the application of flowers in the different art forms and styles throughout the ages. The subjects discussed include: flower gardens, flower fashions and illustrated botanical works; the flower as an artistic motif from the late Middle Ages to the Baroque; artists and their gardens in the second half of the nineteenth century; the illustrators of the Flora Danica; fashionable flower enamels; botanical porcelain services; and artificial flowers.]

Title: Flowers Into Art: Floral Motifs in European Painting and Decorative Arts.

Author Name: Woldbye, Vibeke (Editor)

Categories: Botanical Illustration, Economic Botany, Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: The Hague, SDU Publishers: 1991

ISBN Number: 9061791405

ISBN Number 13: 9789061791409

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 001490

Keywords: FLORAL. ART. BOTANICAL. DECORATIVE.decoration. FLOWER. ENAMELS. PORCELAIN. ARTIFICIAL. FLOWERS. ILLUSTRATION.botanical illustration. ECONOMIC BOTANY. flora danica.motif.services.