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Rory McEwen: The Colours of Reality

Art / PhotobookBiography / Memoir

By: Martyn Rix (Author), Grey Gowrie (Foreword By), Joos Holland (Introduction By), Rory McEwen (Illustrator)

240 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Hardback | May 2015 | Edition: 2 | #221195 | ISBN-13: 9781842465912
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This is a revised edition of the bestselling book about the life and work of artist and musician Rory McEwen (1932-82). A legend in his lifetime and still admired thirty years after his death, his main legacy is the wonderfully luminous and detailed flower paintings he produced throughout his life, of anemones, auriculas, tulips, fritillaries, and of often battered, dying leaves or mouldering vegetables.

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Martyn Rix is a renowned horticulturalist, and author of many books including The Golden Age of Botanical Art (Andre Deutsch) and editor of Curtis's Botanical Magazine, published by Kew.

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