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Orchid Paintings of Franz Bauer

Orchid Paintings of Franz Bauer( )
Author: Stewart, J.
Stearn, William T.
Editor: MacKenzie, Julia
Series title:Art Reference Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2001
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:A&C Black
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $75.00
Book Description:

Franz Bauer was born in Austria in 1758, but lived and worked for 50 years at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, where he was employed by Sir Joseph Banks as resident draughtsman. A contemporary of Redoute, he is considered by many experts to be the greatest of all botanical artists. This book contains almost all Bauer's completed orchid paintings, including many enlargements of flowers. Each photograph is presented with a commentary by Joyce Stewart on the history and cultivation of the...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):21.5 x 28.2 cm
Book Weight:0.88 Kilograms

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