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James Sowerby

James Sowerby - Study of a Thistle Before 1822

Regular price £17.97

The Sowerbys were an English family of naturalists, collectors, artists, and publishers who offered the public, amateur and professional alike, a large selection of important, original, illustrated works on natural history. James Sowerby, who drew this striking image of a thistle, founded the dynasty and is known for his illustrative work in the thirty-six volumes of James Smith's English Botany (1790-1814). For his pupils and other "Young Beginners" he wrote An Easy Introduction to Drawing Flowers according to Nature.

The original picture from which this print has been taken is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

This print is available in a range of sizes,and is printed on 265 gsm fine art paper. 

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