When you purchase a vintage botanical print, you hold a piece of science history in your hand! But how to decipher the scientific names found on these antique prints?
The 18th century French painter, Pierre-Joseph Redouté (ray-DO-tay), has become world-renowned for his beautifully detailed botanical illustrations, particularly his paintings of roses.
Coastal cottage style is one of the most popular decorating styles due to its down-to-earth warmth combined with the exotic feel of an endless summer vacation. And in almost every cottage decor magazine you’re guaranteed to see a liberal use of ocean-themed nature art prints.
You’ve seen them in all the shelter magazines–from Traditional to Modern Eclectic to Romantic and French Country styles. Botanicals and realistic nature prints of other subjects such as sea shells, ferns and exotic birds, fit into so many kinds of home decor, that they never seem to go out of style. But, aside from ordering [...]
Paul de Longpré (1855-1911), sometimes known as “The King of Flowers,” painted botanical art works that were not only scientifically accurate, but also pleasing to the eye. Prints of his botanical paintings are still popular with those who wish to add an authentic touch to rooms decorated in the Romantic, English Country, French Country, and [...]
Many nature art prints are made by the Giclée printing process. The term Giclée comes from the French and is pronounced “zhee-clay.” It is based on the verb meaning “to spray.” Giclée is an advanced printmaking process that uses ink jet printing technology, along with fade-resistant “archival” inks, to create high-quality fine art reproductions. The [...]
Buying beautiful art for your home has never been easier! Whether you are looking for a vintage botanical, bird’s nest, bird egg or sea-life print, you’ve come to the right place. Best Nature Prints offers you information on the best sources for the following types of art prints: Botanical prints Victorian floral art prints Sea [...]