Indian Botanical Art

£25.00

The book brings together and shows for the first time ever striking botanical art of Indian origin spanning a period of three hundred years, focussing in particular on the 18th and 19th centuries. Drawn mostly from original works held in the collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, some of the paintings have never been published before.

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An illustrated history of botanical art in India spanning three centuriesIllustrated throughout with 150 stunning paintings of Indian plants of economic, ornamental and cultural importance, commissioned from Indian artistsDetailed captions accompany each painting Some of the art from collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, has never been published beforeFinal chapter covers 21st century renaissance of Indian botanical art, with work of contemporary Indian botanical artistsWritten by horticultural and botanical art expert Martyn RixForeword by Sita Reddy, cultural sociologist based in HyderabadPublished in partnership with Roli Books, New Delhi

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Dimensions 24.1 × 19 cm
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Cover

Hardback

Pages

224

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

758.42 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K