Draughtsmen, Botanists and Nature: The Construction of by Karin Nickelsen

By Karin Nickelsen

This e-book is the 1st in-depth research of eighteenth-century botanical illustrations. Its findings supply a very new perception into the operating practices of the botanists and clinical draughtsmen of this era. the writer describes the several construction phases of those illustrations. For the 1st time, the writer provides a powerful description of ways botanical illustrations constructed, ascertaining the factors that drove this method.

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A little later Ehret delivered an illustration in which he had drawn the two sexes of a plant on one sheet, upon which Trew advised him 29 es klein, unten herunter in die Mitte gesezet werden. gr. bey dem Merzen Veil, Bellide hortensi &c:, so könnte eines oben und das andere unten auf ein Blat gesezet werden, und sollen gleichwohl vor 2 bezahlet werden. Zwey aber ineinander gewunden, wie in dem schon Gemahlten bey einigen Papaveribus und Caryophyllis vorkommt, wollte ich vor mich nicht gerne haben.

In addition to the works he edited, he also initiated and often supervised numerous other projects, mostly carried out by draughtsmen that he had trained. Partly because of these activities, Nuremberg became to be known as a centre of botanical illustrations – and of natural history illustrations in general – the protagonists of which worked all over Europe. This was, of course, not only due to Trew’s activities but also to the extremely favourable conditions in Nuremberg at that time for producing illustrated scientific works.

He did so, but initially did not want the 45 Herrn Georg Dionysius Ehret bisherige Lebens-Umstände [. . ], no pagination. The transcript of this text was taken from Kastinger Riley (1996); this paragraph appears on p. 520. 46 Ehret’s botanical knowledge was perfected still further, it seems, by Linnaeus, particularly with regard to the organs of flowers. Trew and Linnaeus allegedly quarrelled over whom had the greater influence on Ehret; for the purposes of this study, it should suffice that both men believed that a botanical draughtsman needed some technical knowledge in order to make good illustrations.

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