George Brookshaw

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Moss Rose, 1817
Blue Tit & Redpoll, 1817

George Brookshaw (c. 1751-1823), also known as G. Brown, was a notable English painter and illustrator from London.[1][2][3][4]

His early career was spent as a London cabinet-maker specializing in painted furniture, often with floral decorations. Brookshaw also published supplementary drawing manuals on fruit, flowers, and birds. His books included A New Treatise on Flower Painting, or, Every Lady Her Own Drawing Master in 1818.[5]

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  1. ^ "George Brookshaw". vam.ac.uk. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "BROOKSHAW, After George (1751-1823)". donaldheald.com. Archived from the original on 15 March 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "George Brookshaw Gallery". aradergalleries.com. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Botanical Prints George Brookshaw Prints,antique original botanical ..." audubonart.com. Archived from the original on 4 November 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  5. ^ Horwood, Catherine. Women and Their Gardens: A History from the Elizabethan Era to Today. Chicago Review Press, 2012: 181. ISBN 9781613743409

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