Bauer, Franz Andreas, 1758-1840

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Franz Bauer was born in Feldsberg, Austria in 1758; his first published botanical drawing appeared in 1771; moved to England in 1790 to take up a position of draughtsman at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew; amongst his publications was Strelitzia Depicta (1818). Bauer is considered to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, of botanical artists.

From the guide to the Bauer, Franz (1758-1840), c1788-c1829, (Senate House Library, University of London)

Epithet: botanical artist

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Birth 1758-03-14

Death 1840-12-11

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