RBG161 - NEW BOOK
Royal Botanical Gardens Kew: FLORA JAPONICA. London, 2016. 252 pp. Full page colour illustrations throughout. 28x24 cm. Wrappers.
Catalogue accompanying an exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art in Kew Gardens exploring the diversity of Japanese flora through painted and printed images in Kew's collection. The paintings are all modern but the first sixty pages of introduction and essays includes much older material, including Japanese woodblock-printed books illustrating flowers and plants.
Subjects: Woodcuts Botany
Available, as of: 13/02/2017
Was item 55 in printed List 187.
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