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The Book of the Tree is a celebration of trees in art featuring works by some of the world's leading artists, photographers and illustrators.
"The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way."William Blake
From stately old oaks to beautiful forests and woods, trees have provided a source of inspiration for artists throughout history.
This charming gift book presents a selection of some of the most beautiful artworks inspired by trees. Interspersed throughout the illustrations are short texts about the artists and their interest in particular trees, from Egon Shiele's delicate watercolors of chestnut trees, to Rousseau's exotic forests, Claire Cansick's vivid woodlands and Hockney's tree-lined groves.
The Book of the Tree presents a wonderful collection of arboreal art that revels in the enduring beauty of our trees, woodlands and forests. It is the perfect gift for art-lovers, tree-lovers and nature-lovers.
More books in the series:
The Book of the Flower by Angus Hyland and Kendra Wilson (9781786272454)
The Book of the Bird by Angus Hyland and Kendra Wilson (9781780677507)
The Book of the Dog by Angus Hyland and Kendra Wilson (9781780676562)
The Book of the Cat by Angus Hyland and Caroline Roberts (9781786270719)
The Book of the Horse by Angus Hyland and Caroline Roberts (9781786272928)
About the Author
Angus Hyland is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and a partner at Pentagram Design London.
Kendra Wilson is the author of My Garden is a Car Park and Other Design Dilemmas, and co-author of The Book of the Dog, The Book of the Bird, and The Book of the Flower for Laurence King.