The Highgrove Florilegium

 


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Jenny Phillips: Magnolia grandiflora
Jenny Phillips: Magnolia grandiflora

75 watercolours of plants and trees at Highgrove commissioned by the Prince of Wales from 75 of the world's leading botanical artists.

The Garden Museum is the only UK venue for the exhibition of these works from the Prince's private collection.

Distinguished botanists worked with David Howard, the head gardener at Highgrove, to ensure that this great garden is represented in all its aspects by an appropriate selection of material, including plants that are useful or commonplace, rare and in decline, or just extravagantly beautiful.

Botanical illustration can be traced back to herbals in the 6th century AD. Recently, the growing popularity of gardening, and awareness of plant forms and habitat, have led to a renewal of interest in botanical painting and a new 'Golden Age' of botanical art.

The exhibition is in partnership with The Prince's Charities Foundation, which is publishing 175 sets of the Florilegium.

Where

Garden Museum
Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7LB
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