Homage to Jacquin ("Jacquin's Monument")

Oil on canvas | 218.0 x 164.0cm | 1821-1822

Johann Knapp

The first impression is one of chaos, an overabundance of plants and flowers. Yet this is deceptive for, in fact, the painting depicts the diversity of the plant kingdom that the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus (1707–78) had divided into twenty-four c...
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