Impressions of Nature
A History of Nature Printing
By Roderick Cave
(Mark Batty Publisher, Hardcover, 9780982075401, 192pp.)
Publication Date: July 20, 2010
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The printmaking technique of "nature printing" has an illustrious and informative history that dates back to the 13th century. With luscious full-color reproductions of prints dating from the Middle Ages through the present, Impressions of Nature tracks the developments of nature printing, while also focusing on the historical details of the more than 200 illustrations, where they first appeared and the people responsible for them.
Impressions of Nature is of interest to bibliophiles, art enthusiasts, fans of botany and gardening and even tattoo artists, all of whom will appreciate the intricate details of the prints.