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Title:
The pressed plant : the art of botanical specimens, nature prints, and sun pictures
Author:
DiNoto, Andrea.
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Publication Information:
New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1999.
Physical Description:
160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781556709364
Format :
Book

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Central Library SB449.3.P7 D56 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

This book examines artwork created through the preservation of plants.


Author Notes

Andrea DiNoto is a writer specializing in design and collecting. She was a contributing editor for Connoisseur magazine
David Winter began his career as a sculptor. He is now the owner of Winter Works on Paper, a private New York gallery specializing in art photography, original prints, botanical specimens, and nature prints.


Table of Contents

Preface: The Collectionp. 8
Introduction: Botanical Art, From Jurassic Lilies to Sun Picturesp. 12
Part 1 The Plant Collectedp. 18
Botanical Specimensp. 20
Part 2 The Plant's Impressionp. 90
Nature Printsp. 92
Sun Picturesp. 118
Afterword: The Persistence of Botany: Real Plants in Contemporary Artp. 130
Appendices
A. Collecting And Preserving Plant Specimensp. 135
B. A Nineteenth-Century Guide to Pressing and Mounting Seaweedsp. 141
C. Nature-printing guidelines and materials sourcesp. 150
D. Herbarium collections and botanical gardensp. 153
Bibliographyp. 156
Indexp. 158

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