Plants and Their Application to Ornament: A Nineteenth-Century Design Primer

Elegant botanical illustrations from the classic 1897 design book Plants and Their Application to Ornament are reproduced in this lavish collection. Sure to delight artists, designers, and fans of the Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau styles, this gorgeous volume features flowering plants depicted as realistic natural history-style illustrations and stylized images demonstrating plant-based design motifs used on textiles, wallpapers, and more. Published in association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, this deluxe edition presents an important art history artifact, a useful design reference, and a lovely and ornamental objet d'art. This book measures 11" x 13".

Eugne Grasset (1841-1917) was a Paris-based graphic designer, author, and teacher.

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