8 edition of British Museum book of flowers found in the catalog.
1989 by Published for the Trustees of the British Museum by British Museum Publications in London .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189) and index.
|Statement||Anne Scott-James, Ray Desmond & Frances Wood.|
|Contributions||Desmond, Ray., Wood, Frances, 1948-|
|LC Classifications||N7680 .S36 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||192 p. :|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||90124844|
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Description Illustrated book, folding album, colour woodblock print. 1 volume for flowers from series of "Snow, Moon and Flowers". Ninety-four poems all on theme of cherry-blossom.
Covers: Original, dark blue, painted in gold with bands of mist, and in silver and orange with rows of flowers.
Illustrated book. Description of Japanese flowers and explanation of the principles of flower arranging; with woodblock-printed images of flower-viewing and interiors. Hillier and Smith An exceptional book of flower designs colour-printed with unusual subtlety and accompanied by calligraphic pages of 'haiku'.
Literature: Dawes, Leonard G, 'Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue of Japanese Illustrated Books', London,p. (under title 'Kyoka Hana Dzukushi'). This book brings together the best of floral art in the British Museum. Poems and extracts from authors of different cultures illuminate a range of flowers and themes.
Included are quotes from the Bible, Japanese haiku, poetry from China and Egypt and even an Aztec poem about the much-loved sunflower. — Book your visit as a Member Visually the most appealing, they show flowers, plants, birds and insects.
Closely imitating painted album leaves, the images are complemented with poems in fine calligraphy and with seals by the artist who designed them. The outlines and the precisely aligned British Museum book of flowers book shades of colour reveal the high. The Flora Delanica, as the collection was called, was organised into ten albums and bequeathed to the British Museum by the artist’s great-niece, Augusta Hall, in Try searching for your favourite plants and flowers in Delany’s catalogue of works – you can browse them all on our Collection online (if you have the time!).
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