Les Liliacees Birthday Book: The New York Botanical Garden
This is a twelve-month datebook for keeping track of friends' and family members' birthdays featuring floral illustrations by artist Pierre-Joseph Redoute [1759-1840] from the collection of the New York Botanical Garden.
The New York Botanical Garden, founded in 1891, contains one of the world's great collections of plants and is an international center for plant research. Pierre-Joseph Redoute [1759-1840] is one of art history's most famous botanical artists. His masterwork, Les Liliacees, comprised a set of 486 watercolor floral portraits from which the images in these titles are drawn.