Pancrace Bessa and the Golden Age of French Botanical Illustration
This show features 11 of Pancrace Bessa's original watercolors for the erbier Général de l'Amateur (Paris, [1810-]1816-1827), a selection of engravings from publications that he illustrated, and watercolors and prints by the two men who most influenced his style and technique---Gerard van Spaendonck (1746-1822) and Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759-1840). The exhibition is open to the public free of charge. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4p.m. (except 27-28 November and 12 December). We will also open on Saturday, 25 October, 1-5 p.m., during Carnegie Mellon’s homecoming.
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