Flora Japonica Exhibition at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Kew Gardens – Framed at SE1 Picture Frames

On September 17, 2016 by webmaster

An exhibition celebrating the richness of Japanese native flora and its influence on horticulture in the west. 17 September 2016 to 5 March 2017, 10am to 5.30pm at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. Framed at SE1 Picture Frames.

 

This exhibition celebrates the unique richness of Japanese native flora and the huge influence of Japanese plants on horticulture in the west. About a hundred Japanese wild plants are portrayed by 36 of the most eminent contemporary Japanese botanical artists. The exhibition also features historic drawings and paintings by some of Japan’s most revered botanists and artists such as Dr Tomitaro Makino (1863-1957), Sessai Hattori and Chikusai Kato (Edo period artists 1603-1868), which have never been seen before in Europe.

 

Japanese wood panel, Painted by Chikusai Kato

Japanese wood panel, Painted by Chikusai Kato

Japanese wood Panel, displayed in an acrylic box frame

Japanese wood Panel, displayed in an acrylic box frame

 

 

Flora Japonica Exhibition

Flora Japonica Exhibition – Shirley Sherwood Gallery

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