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Flower Power free pdf This text brings together a wide variety of illustrations of the cut flower in the history of European fine and decorative art since 1500. It explains their symbolic meanings and demonstrates the response that flowers evoke in us all. The rep1000resentation of non-European traditions, such as those of China, Japan and the Indian sub-continent, enriches the visual material and illustrates the differences between faiths and cultures. A series of thematic chapters follow a broadly chronological arrangement of works of fine and decorative art, manuscripts and books. The early symbolism and mythologies associated with flowers are illustrated through detailed medieval manuscripts. Illustrations of paintings, textiles, furniture, silver, and ceramics focus on individual flowers through the course of the book.

About Anna Pavord

Anna Pavord is the author of the best-selling title "The Tulip." Andrew Moore is Keeper of Art, and Christopher Garibaldi is Assistant Keeper of Art, both at Norwich Castle Museum, Norfolk, England.

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Author : Anna Pavord
Publisher : Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Data Published : 21 March 2003
ISBN : 0856675733
EAN : 9780856675737
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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