The Orchid Paintings of Franz Bauer

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Presents approximately 70 drawings by Bauer (1758-1840), who was employed at the Royal Botanic Gardens for decades and whose paintings and drawings remain the treasured but rarely seen possessions of a few institutions. In this presentation, approximately 70 reproductions are each accompanied by commentary, the whole introduced with a biographical essay. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Franz Bauer (1758-1840), Kew's first resident artist, is considered by many to be the greatest of all botanical artists, yet his work is relatively unknown. This presentation includes a biographical essay by William T. Stearn & extensive commentary by Joyce Stewart on the plants illustrated.

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