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More Pictorial Maps by Jacques Liozu

Here are some more pictorial maps by French illustrator Jacques Liozu. I’ve blogged before about Liozu and posted some of his pictorial maps of American states, but here we have some maps he drew from a totally different region of the world: … Continue reading

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Pierre-Joseph Redoute

Called “the Raphael of Flowers” and the “Rembrandt of Roses” by contemporary writers, Pierre-Joseph Redoute enjoyed a long line of Royal patronage, including Empress Josephine (1763-1814) and Queen Marie Antoinette (1755-1793).  He was awarded the Order of Leopold from the … Continue reading

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