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Contemporary Botanical Artists: The Shirley Sherwood Collection

Art / PhotobookOut of Print

Edited By: Shirley Sherwood and Victoria Mathews

240 pages, Col & b/w illus

Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #68753 | ISBN: 0297822705
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55297 | ISBN: 0297836005
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About this book

Shirley Sherwood started collecting contemporary botanical art in 1990, when she became involved with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This is a selection of her collection, presenting a stunning portfolio of work from over a hundred painters in seventeen countries.


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Biography

Shirley Sherwood read botany at Oxford University and gained a D.Phil while working in the area of drug research. She is a judge on the Botanical Painting Committee of the Royal Horticultural Society, Kew, and an honorary trustee of the new American Society for Botanical Artists.

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