New Book of Flowers

Nuremberg (Germany) — 1680

New Book of Flowers

New Book of Flowers

Alternative Titles:
  • Neues Blumenbuch
  1. Short Description
  2. Codicology
Short Description

Maria Sibylla Merian was a German naturalist and artist devoted to the illustration of scientific texts who was one of the first Europeans to closely study insects. However, she first distinguished herself has a botanical illustrator with a three-volume series of books that was united into a single volume in 1680, the Neues Blumenbuch or New Book of Flowers. The 36 plates depicting individual flowers, wreaths, nosegays, and bouquets would go on to serve as models for other artists and patterns for embroiderers.

Codicology
Alternative Titles
Neues Blumenbuch
Date
1680
Style
Language
Content
Botanical treatise
Artist / School
1 available facsimile edition(s) of „New Book of Flowers“

Neues Blumenbuch - New book of flowers Facsimile

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Neues Blumenbuch - New book of flowers Facsimile

1 volume: Exact reproduction of the original document (extent, color and size)
Publisher
Prestel Verlag – Frankfurt, 1999
Commentary
1 volume by Marina Heilmeyer and Thomas Bürger
Languages: English, German
More Information
Reproduction of of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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