Catalogue of an Exhibition of Contemporary Botanical Art and Illustration: 6 April to 1 September, 1964
Hunt Botanical Library: Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1964, Wraps, , , Very Good
80 pp. 241 items. At least very good.The work is arranged in alphabetical order by artist. On the artists page is b/w photo of the artist (usually), the artist's bio, their specialty, a list of their published work, and their commissions and exhibitions. ''For nearly fifty years, Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, whose collections of botanical and horticultural literature comprise this library, collected also examples of the work of botanical artists--both originals and reproductions. . . . Now, . . . there is presented here the library's more reccently acquired holdings of original work by botanical artists and illustrators of the mid-twentieth century. This exhibition provides abundant evidence of present-day vitality among botanical artists, and points to a number of persons for whom the production of such work is a profession.''--from the introduction. The first, no longer in print, of a still-continuing series of an important annual exhibition.
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