This journal is perfect for personal use and makes a dazzling gift. The journal features Still life of Flowers in a Wan-Li Vase by Bosschaert the Elder.
Part of a series of exciting and luxurious notebooks by Flame Tree. They combine high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed, then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap.
Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder was a Dutch Golden Age painter. The flowers in this arrangement, which include lilies, tulips, roses, and carnations, are painted with almost scientific precision. Bosschaert's choice of a smooth copper support enhances the extraordinary detail of his brushwork. The bouquet itself, however, is a fiction: these flowers do not bloom at the same time, and would have been far too precious to cut for temporary display.
Dimensions: 21 x 14.8 x 1.4cm
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