The Flowering Amazon: Margaret Mee paintings from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Ruth Stiff

The Flowering Amazon: Margaret Mee paintings from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Ruth Stiff

Distributed for Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

80 pages | © 2004  
Paper $17.00 ISBN: 9781842460771 Published January 2004 For sale in Canada, Mexico, and the USA only
A beautiful new album of paintings by the exceptionally talented Amazon artist, published to accompany an exhibition touring the U.S.

Introductory biographical and critical notes by Dr Simon Mayo of Kew, Dr Burbridge of the St. Croix Botanical Garden, and Dr Shirley Sherwood, renowned for the fine collection of modern botanical art, are accompanied by 26 exquisite full-page repoductions of Mee's paintings.
Contents
Foreword
by Professor Peter R. Crane

Acknowledgements

Introduction
by Ruth L. A. Stiff

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: A Brief History
by Ray Desmond

Margaret Mee: A Biographical Tribute
By Dr. Simon Mayo

Margaret Mee: Portrait of an Artist
by Dr. Brinsley Burbidge

Margaret Mee: Legacy to Botanical Painting
by Dr. Shirley Sherwood

The Catalogue 

Selected Bibliography
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