Read books Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens by Peyton Skipwith free online
Category: Art History|
The author of the book: Peyton Skipwith
Edition: V & A Publishing
Date of issue: 27 May 2014
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 7.49 MB
City - Country: London, United Kingdom
Full description of the book Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens:Brian WebbThis book draws on Edward Bawden's delightful illustrations, posters and linocuts of Kew Gardens made over 60 years. It presents a light-hearted social history of Kew, peopled with the many Hanoverian Kings, Queens and Princes who resided there, as well as courtiers such as the 3rd Earl of Bute, Joseph Banks Fulke Greville and their proteges including William Chambers, William Aiton, Fanny Burney and Sir William Hooker. Alongside Bawden's posters and linocuts, the book is illustrated with the contemporary caricatures of Rowlandson and Gillray as well as botanical illustrations by Franz Bauer and others.
About the author Peyton SkipwithPeyton skipwith is an independent fine art consultant and Brian Webb is a designer and lecturer. They are the authors of Edward Bawden's London (V&A 2011), and numerous other publications on British design including titles featuring the work of Eric Ravilious, Paul and John Nash, David Gentleman, Peter Blake and the Curwen Press.
Add a comment Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens
Download EBOOKS Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens by Peyton Skipwith free