星期一, 4月 30, 2012
∬ 畫 工 一 身 香 Illustrators With Many Flora - Georg Dionysius Ehret, Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Alfred Chandler, Augusta Withers and Charlotte Sowerby
19th Century Flower Paintings stamps from Great Britain, 6 jan. 1997.
Georg Dionysius Ehret ( 30 Jan. 1708– 9 Sep. 1770), a German botanist and entomologist, and is best known for his botanical illustrations.
( top 1st: Gentiana acaulis, 2nd: Magnolia altissima and 4th; bottom 1st: Le Perroquet Rouge, 3rd: Iris latifolia and 5th: Granadilla, Passiflora coerulea stamps)
Ehretia thyrsiflora, 厚 殼 樹( 琉璃苣科) 台灣原生植物, Link.
Alfred Chandler ( 1804- 1896), an English nurseryman in Vauxhall, known for the drawings of the varieties of Camellia japonica, cultivated in the gardens of Great Britain . ( top 3rd stamp)
Augusta Innes Withers ( 1793-1877), an English natural history illustrator, known for her illustrating of John Lindley's Pomological Magazine. ( top 5th stamp: Fuchsia 'Princess of Wales')
Charlotte Sowerby ( 1820-1865), an English natural history illustrator, little is known of her other than she was the eldest daughter of the respected conchological artist George Brettingham Sowerby.
( bottom 2nd stamp: Gazania splendens)
Pierre-Joseph Redouté ( 10 Jul. 1759- 19 Jun. 1840), a Belgian painter and botanist, known for his watercolours of roses, lilies and other flowers at Malmaison, nicknamed "The Raphael of flowers".
( bottom 4th stamp: Amaryllis bresiliensis)
Redoute’s Paintings on Roses; and Louise of Orléans, Her Majesty The Queen of the Belgians stamps from Belgium, 1988, 89 and 90.