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Clarissa Munger Badger and Her Botanical Plant Illustrations

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Clarissa Munger Badger (1806-1889) is a famous American botanical illustrator whose work was famous in the mid-19th century. She became famous due to the three volumes of flower paintings she made, accompanied by poetry works. In addition to that, her work was quite unique since she was able to paint on textiles as well. Works Luckily, she was born in a family that had a passion for art. Her father was a portrait painter and engraver, and she got the inspiration to become a botanical artist from him. In 1848, she published her first work, A Forget Me Not: Flowers...

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Deborah Griscom Passmore‎ and Her Plant Illustrations

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Deborah Griscom Passmore (1840-1911) used to be a botanical illustrator for the U.S department of Agriculture. She was an exceptional artist during those days since she specialized in making fruit paintings and has been classified as one of the best among the early USDA artists. Since her death, her work is currently preserved at the USDA’s Pomological Watercolor Collection where people can view her fine work of art. Through her skills, she rose to become the best USDA staff artist and also the most dominant member of the group. Out of the 7500 paintings in the Pomological Watercolor Collection, she...

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Dutch botanist and botanic plant illustrator Adolphus Ypey

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Born in 1749, Dutch botanist and botanic plant illustrator Adolphus Ypey graduated at the University of Franeker as a Doctor of Philosophy and Medicine. Adolphus went on to lecture at the very same university in botany before becoming a lecturer in Medicine at the University of Leyden. Of all his work, Adolphus is perhaps best known for his beautifully presented botanical prints published in 1818. Provided as a supplement to German botanic artist Johannes Zorn’s “Afbeeldingen Der Artseny-gewassen Met Derzelver Nederduitsche En Latynsche Beschryvingen”, Adolphus’ contribution added a further 100 plates of beautifully detailed botanical drawings. The complete work is...

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Mary Morris Vaux Walcott Illustrator

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Mary Morris Vaux Walcott (July 31, 1860 – August 22, 1940) was an American artist and naturalist known for her watercolor paintings of wildflowers.Mary Vaux Walcott was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to a wealthy Quaker family. After graduating from the Friends Select School in Philadelphia in 1879, she took an interest in watercolor painting. When she was not working on the family farm, she began painting illustrations of wildflowers that she saw on family trips to the Rocky Mountains of Canada.Selected works    •    North American Wildflowers, 5 vols., pub. by the Smithsonian Institution, 1925, repub. 1988 ISBN 0-517-64269-7    •    15...

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