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Beautiful Flowers Coloring Book

Peter Gray Pierre-Joseph Redouté

96 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited

This botanical coloring book features an exquisite selection of flower illustrations, taken from the classic botanical publication Choice of the Most Beautiful Flowers (1827).

From yellow dahlias to blooming tulips, this collection features 45 flowers to color and shade. The original illustrations were created Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840), a French painter known as 'The Raphael of Flowers'. Each design appears beside the original full-color illustration for reference.

Featuring a key for species identification, this is the perfect gift for flower-lovers and budding artists alike.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Sirius Classic Nature Coloring series includes illustrations by some of history's most acclaimed naturalists, including Audubon, Pierre-Joseph Redoute and William Lizars. These original full-color illustrations are presented beside the black and white designs for inspiration.

Author Bio

Peter Gray is long established as an illustrator of books, magazines and newspapers with occasional forays into such fields as film storyboards and costume design, advertising and animation projects. Peter is also the author of many books for adults and children, which have been published in many languages all around the world.

Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840) has been called the greatest botanical illustrator of all time, known for iconic rose and lily designs. He was an official court artist of Marie Antoinette and his patrons included both of Napoleon's wives - Empress Joséphine and Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma.