Perennial Pleasures: Reflections on Flowers and Gardens
Combines classic quotes and priceless art treasures from The Metropolitan Museum of Art to extol the beauty of flowers and the pleasures they bring. Full-color photographs.
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17th century 1918 lapanese book 1zumi Shikibu Alfred Stieglitz Collection American Anthony Thwaite ART NEW YORK Atheneum avid gardeners bean beauty Bequest of Mary Boucher Bownas and Anthony canvas Gift CEL1ATHAXTER charm Cherry Blossom Chrysanthemums Claude Monet French Colette color on paper Daffodils delight earth Eliot Porter Elisha Whittelsey Excerpt Farrar Flowers and Gardens Geoffrey Bownas George Georgia O'Keeffe gouache grass hanging scroll Havemeyer Hearn Fund Henri Fantin-Latour Hollyhock horticultural ignoramus Ihe flower IOHN Kitagawa Utamaro Lambdin lane Hirshfield Levi lulian Macmillan Publishing Company Mariko Aratami Martin Metropolitan Museum Museum of Art off-white wove paper Ogden Nash Oil on canvas Oil on wood painters paintings paper Gift PERENNIAL PLEASURES Reflections Persian plants poems Polychrome woodblock print Purchase Fund Rabindranath Tagore Reflections on Flowers Reprinted by permission ROBERT FROST Rogers Fund roses Straus & Giroux Sunflowers translated translucence tree Verse Vita Sackville-West WALTER Watercolor Wordsworth writers YORK CROWN