The language of flowers: symbols and myths

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Prestel, 2001 - Art - 95 pages
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A fascinating historical study of the iconography and symbolism of flowers in art and culture, richly illustrated with flower paintings of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

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The lovely book, The Language of Flowers Symbols and Myths” was written by Marina Heilmeyer and published in 2001. It gives the meaning of flowers in a simple yet beautifully illustrated format with ... Read full review


Introduction by Marina Heilmeyer A look at the centuriesold relationship between flowers and their admirers
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Marina Heilmeyer has long been associated with the Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum in Berlin. She has organized several garden-related exhibitions and is the author of a number of books on flowers and fruits.

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