The Clutius Botanical Watercolors. The Flowers and Plants of the Reanaissance.

The Clutius Botanical Watercolors. The Flowers and Plants of the Reanaissance.

By: Swan, Claudia

Price: $34.00


143 pgs, Fine condition green cloth hardcover in Fine jacket. Clean and unmarked, as new condition. Full color illustrations throughout. Featuring a deluxe assemly of rare and precious botanical art works painted in Holland in the late sixteenth century by artist(s) unknown, they were collected by pharmacist Theodorus Clutius. Originally designed to be used for reference by both artists and dovtors, they have never before been published in this format or to this extent. Contents: Acknowledgements, A Garden of Images: Theodorus Clutius's Painted Herbarium, Plate List, A Note on the selection. Plates: The PLeasure Garden: Flowering Plants, Trees and Shrubs, Succulents; The Kitchen Garden: Fruits and Fruit-Bearing Trees, Vegetables, Herbs and Spices. In the Wild: Water and Waterside Plants, Grasses. Weeds, Fern, Fuubgi, Mosses and Lichens. Flowers by Elias Verhulst (?). Selected Bibliography. Please note: This book is too large for Flat Rate shipping options. ISBN 0810940957. Book #2306.