The Most Beautiful Flowers :: Pierre Joseph Redoute

The Most Beautiful Flowers :: Pierre Joseph Redoute soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Zachary Kwinter Books, 1981, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Facsimiles (1); Colour plates (144); Frontispiece;

From the cover: Rare indeed is the artist who is feted by royalty, and at the same time sought after by naturalists and scientists as an active collaborator.

Such a painter was Pierre Joseph Redoute, born in 1759 on the Franco-Belgian border. Before Redoute was thirty his fame was established in Paris, where he was to become as renowned as his great neo-classic contemporary, Jacques-Louis David and highly appreciated and honoured up to t…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little age-toned, a decent copy otherwise.

Cream boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xii) pages. Bibliography. 13¾” x 10¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Art catalogue?

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