Since ancient times artists have conveyed their own delight in flowers through paintings. drawings and prints. This book iIIustrates the development of floral art- except for oil painting-from the early manuscripts of the Byzantine Empire through the exquisite paintings of the Chinese Sung Dynasty court. the scientific drawings of Europe. the ravishing miniatures of Persia and India. woodblock printing in China and Japan. to the splendours of engraving and lithography in Western Europe.
Paul Hulton is Deputy Keeper of Prints and Drawings and Lawrence Smith is Keeper of Oriental Antiquities. both in the British Museum.
Product Dimensions: 27.2 x 21.8 x 2 cm
Nieuwstaat, 150 pag.
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