American Botanical Art


American Floral Art


(above: Josephine Joy, Magnolia Blossoms, c. 1935-41, oil on canvas, 36.1 x 40.1 inches, Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1971.447.44. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)


(above: Charles Walter Stetson, Magnolia, 1895, 24.2 x 20.2 inches, Smithsonian American Art Museum. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "American Botanical Art and American Floral Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to these articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the Resource Library publication date.

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(above: Albert R. Valentien, Eschscholzia Californica (California Poppy, CA State flower), early 1900s, watercolor, San Diego Natural History Museum. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


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(above: Martin Johnson Heade, Orchid and Hummingbird, c. 1885, De Young Museum. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons*)


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