Gifts of Winter (In Print)
By James J. White and Lugene B. Bruno. 2000. 72 pp.; 50 color, 8 b&w figs.; 8 1/2 x 11": 10 oz. Pictorial stiff paper cover. $18.00 plus shipping and handling. ISBN 0-913196-69-X. PLU no. 182.
This illustrated catalogue accompanied an exhibition of artworks and books representing the beauty of plant forms in the winter season, with works spanning the 17th to the 20th centuries from the Hunt Institute collection, along with paintings created especially for the exhibition by Richard Carroll (1931–2001), Charles Pitcher (1927–2009) and Michael Wheeler. Biographical data on each artist and a sampling of 19th-century poetry related to the season are also included in the catalogue. The catalogue also features works by Ferdinand Lucas Bauer (1760–1826), Pieter Casteels (1684–1749), Anne Ophelia Dowden (1907–2007), Elizabeth Dowle, Stephen Fisher, Kiyoshi Hasegawa (1891–1980), Reinder Homan, Mieko Ishikawa, Warren Mack (1869–1952), George Mackley (1900–1983), Alan Magee, Stanley Maltzman, Kate Nessler, Marilena Pistoia, Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759–1840), Margaret Stones, C. L. Taylor and Annie Elizabeth Hoyle, Frederick Andrews Walpole (1861–1904), Samuel M. Wickersham (1819–1893), John Wilkinson and Kokei or Kodo Yoshikawa (fl.1800s).