Bodleian Oxford - Painting by numbers (UNITED KINGDOM)

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From: 29 Apr 2017 - To: 09 Jul 2017

Bodleian Oxford - Painting by numbers
Category: Exhibitions
Organized by: Bodleian Library
Venue: Blackwell Hall, Weston Library
Address: Broad Street OX1 3BG
Town: Oxford
Cost of entry: free
Phone: +44 1865 277094
Website: www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/

Ferdinand Bauer was the artist behind one of the world's great botanical books, the Flora Graeca (1806-40). Bauer made hundreds of pencil sketches of plants and animals when he explored the eastern Mediterranean in 1786-87. Modern scientific analyses reveal the techniques Bauer used to transform his sketches into more than 1,200 of the finest natural history illustrations ever made.

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