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Redouté: The Book of Flowers / Das Buch der Blumen / Le Livre des Fleurs

Art / Photobook
By: Pierre-Joseph Redouté(Illustrator), Hans Walter Lack(Author)
512 pages, colour illustrations
Publisher: Taschen
Redouté: The Book of Flowers / Das Buch der Blumen / Le Livre des Fleurs
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  • Redouté: The Book of Flowers / Das Buch der Blumen / Le Livre des Fleurs ISBN: 9783836556651 Hardback Taschen's 40th Anniversary Edition Jun 2020 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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  • Redouté: The Book of Flowers / Das Buch der Blumen / Le Livre des Fleurs ISBN: 9783836568937 Hardback Jan 2018 Availability uncertain: order now to get this when available
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Language: Trilingual in English, German, and French

Please note that the Taschen's 40th Anniversary Edition is a smaller, condensed version of 512 pages, measuring 156 × 217 mm.

Flower painter Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759–1840) devoted himself exclusively to capturing the diversity of flowering plants in watercolour paintings which were then published as copper engravings, with careful botanical descriptions. The darling of wealthy Parisian patrons including Napoleon’s wife Josephine, he was dubbed "the Raphael of flowers", and is regarded to this day as a master of botanical illustration.

Taschen's 40th Anniversary Edition brings our best-selling XL-sized edition to a smaller, more convenient format, still gathering some of the finest colour engravings from Redouté’s illustrations of Roses, Lilies, and Choix des Plus Belles Fleurs et quelques Branches des plus Beaux Fruits (Selection of the Most Beautiful Blooms and Branches with the Finest Fruits). Offering a vibrant overview of Redouté’s admixture of accuracy and beauty, it is also a privileged glimpse into the magnificent gardens and greenhouses of a bygone Paris.

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Hans Walter Lack is a Professor at the Free University of Berlin and former Director of the Botanical Gardens and Botanical Museum in Berlin-Dahlem. A leading expert in the history of botany, his research focuses on the global transfer of useful and ornamental plants from a cultural historical perspective. He is the author of Taschen’s Garden of Eden and The Book of Palms.