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by Shirley Sherwood


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Sherwood's 1996 work, Contemporary Botanical Artists: The Shirley Sherwood Collection, has become the standard reference work for botanical artists; this book will be an equally important purchase for both botanical and art collections.

Sherwood's 1996 work, Contemporary Botanical Artists: The Shirley Sherwood Collection, has become the standard reference work for botanical artists; this book will be an equally important purchase for both botanical and art collections.

Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art - The Shirley Sherwood Collection. Interested in plants and art since childhood, Dr. Sherwood earned her undergraduate degree in Botany from Oxford University and her . hil working in a team which discovered the drug Tagamet

Modern Masterpieces of Botanical Art - The Shirley Sherwood Collection. hil working in a team which discovered the drug Tagamet. She started the Shirley Sherwood Collection in 1990 and it now includes over 1,000 paintings and drawings, representing the work of over 300 contemporary botanical artists from 30 countries around the world.

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A Passion for Plants : Contemporary Botanical Masterpieces. International interest in this distinctive art form was renewed by Sherwood, whose personal collection is considered the world's most comprehensive. Captivating and commanding, this opulent compilation superbly show-cases vivid new interpretations of familiar subjects. Equally important for both botanical and art collections.

Authors: Shirley Sherwood. Merchant Details: AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books. ISBN 13: 9780304358281.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for A Passion for Plants: Contemporary Botanical . Contains pictures from 66 different botanical artists. This book chronicles the revival in popularity of this genre and features many of the main artists.

Contains pictures from 66 different botanical artists. The extended introduction touches on the quality of the work and compares it with the great artists of the past, like Redoute, Ehret, and the Bauer brothers.

Shirley Sherwood - Treasures of Botanical Art (page 251). A Passion for Plants: Contemporary Botanical Masterworks by Shirley Sherwood. I loved Helen Haywood's Thistle which appeared complex and delicate - odd words to use for a thistle but possibly the best botanical painting of a thistle I've ever seen. The thistle is one of the best studies of prickles I have ever seen and makes an interesting comparison with the thistle by Simon Taylor (fl 1760-77) and the very different study by Johann Dietzsch (1710-69) which is shown covered by insects and spiders webs. New Flowering: 1000 Years of Botanical Art by Shirley Sherwood.

Shirley Angela Sherwood OBE (born 1 July 1933) is a British writer, botanist and philanthropist. She is primarily a collector of, and author of books about, botanical illustrations

Shirley Angela Sherwood OBE (born 1 July 1933) is a British writer, botanist and philanthropist. She is primarily a collector of, and author of books about, botanical illustrations. The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art, opened on 19 April 2008, at Kew Gardens is named after her. It is the first gallery in the world dedicated solely to botanical art. Sherwood has been described as a "driving force behind a revival of interest in botanical art".

Contemporary Botanical Artists: The Shirley Sherwood Collection.

Contemporary Botanical Artists: The Shirley Sherwood Collection ) Dr. Shirley Sherwood toured the world over a period of five years. lieutenant is the first gallery in the world dedicated solely to botanical art Sherwood has been described as a "driving force behind a revival of interest in botanical art". She is a Vice-President of the Nature in Art Trust. Her husband is railway and shipping magnate James B. Sherwood, who featured in the 2004 Sunday Times Rich List.

“International interest in this distinctive art form was renewed by Sherwood, whose personal collection is considered the world’s most comprehensive. Captivating and commanding, this opulent compilation superbly show-cases vivid new interpretations of familiar subjects.” —Booklist. “Equally important for both botanical and art collections.”—Library Journal.

Comments: (7)

Lahorns Gods
Beautiful book with good explanations. Beautiful full color pages. I would buy again.
Aloo
Beautiful, full color illustrations, including many full page ones suitable for framing. Nice selection.
Survivors
Beautiful botanicals
Ramsey`s
An absolute treasure trove of the wonderful botanical art of many of the world's best artists. It is a great asset to my collection.
anneli
As a rank beginner in watercolor and pen and ink I much appreciate the effort it takes to produce great illustrations of natural objects. Shirley Sherwood has brought together her remarkable collection of modern botanical paintings (and some ink renderings) in "A Passion for Plants: Contemporary Botanical Masterworks" and made them accessible to the public. It is certainly an impressive effort.

Unlike many styles of illustration, botanical art usually involved a finely detailed painting on a white background, occasionally with additional smaller drawings or paintings. Occasionally a background is also provided, but most have no background. The renditions of just about every artist featured are extremely well done and it is hard to pick a favorite. Kate Nessler's watercolor of Rose Hips & Oak Leaves, Mariko Imai's exquisite watercolors of carnivorous plants, Elizabeth Dowle's paintings of fruit, Francesca Anderson's detailed ink renditions of sunflowers and cacti, and John Wilkinson's ultra realistic (complete with insect damage and hover flies!) watercolor of Ligularia, are just a few of the treats in this magnificent book. It sure makes for a tough standard, but a worthy one, for us beginners!

A great book for artists, botanists and anyone interested in plant illustration!
Cordanius
This is an excellent collection of botanical illustrations reproduced in very detailed, rich color on quality paper. Artists from all over the world are represented with brief biographies of each one. I think this book is one of the best books to have if you love botanical illustration and would like to see examples done by highly skilled, scientifically accurate illustrators. Just as good or better than the first Shirley Sherwood collection book.
Chi
I would highly recommend this book. It features short biographies of highly regarded botanical artists illustrated by examples of their work. Both fruit and flower paintings are included. The paintings are beautifully observed and designed. Aspiring botanical artists would learn a lot from this book and be inspired. I will always treasure this book which I bought in hard cover.
This book is very helpful, especially as a reference for anyone learning botanical illustration or anyone wanting to learn about specific botanical artists.

It's beautiful art work also makes it very nice as a "coffee table" book for others to admire.
A Passion For Plants: Contemporary Botanical Masterpieces download epub
Graphic Design
Author: Shirley Sherwood
ISBN: 0304358282
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Graphic Design
Language: English
Publisher: Cassell; First Edition edition (December 31, 2001)
Pages: 264 pages