Plants on Paper: Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration
Linda Miller will present a talk titled “Plants on Paper: Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration” at 3:00 PM on Saturday, September 29 at Lotusland. Ms. Miller will talk about the history of botanical illustration focusing on several of the pieces in the current exhibition in Lotusland’s Pavilion. Titled "The Plant Hunters: Botanical Illustrations from the 16th to 19th Centuries", the exhibit is a collaboration with Arader Galleries. A reception will follow.
Ms. Miller has worked with antique prints for more than 25 years and is the curator of the Maximus Gallery at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. She first became fascinated with these historical images in print and bookshops while living in England and later owned Saville Fine Prints in Santa Barbara’s old El Paseo, where she specialized in antique botanical prints.