The full title of the publication these drawings were featured is, “Collection precieuse et enluminée des fleurs les plus belles et les plus curieuses, qui se cultivent tant dans les jardins de la Chine, que dans ceux de l’Europe”. (Precious and illuminated collection of the most beautiful and curious flowers, which are cultivated as much in gardens of China as those of Europe). Whilst the artists are unknown, the author is Pierre Joseph Buchoz (1731-1807) a French medical doctor who also studied, taught and wrote on botanical and natural history subjects. Click here for more information on how to use Decoupage Papers.
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