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Iris Book of Postcards
Iris Book of Postcards
Iris Book of Postcards
Iris Book of Postcards
Iris Book of Postcards
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Iris Book of Postcards

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Item #: AA429
Reg Price: $10.95
Sale Price: $5.48
Thirty color reproductions bound in a handy postcard collection

Oversized postcards measure 6½ x 4¾ in.

Published with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

ISBN 9780764944086
Product Description
Iris Book of Postcards
In Greek mythology, Iris was the goddess of the rainbow and a messenger of the Olympian gods. The wildflower of the same name also conveys a heavenly message: spring has arrived! More than two hundred species of iris are found worldwide—primarily in northern temperate zones—and their large, eye-catching blossoms come in nearly all colors of the rainbow. Perhaps this is one reason why the iris has long rivaled the rose at engaging the eyes, minds, and hands of artists.

  1. Artist unknown (Japanese), Woman in Kimono at an Iris Pond
  2. After: Sydenham Edwards (English, about 1768–1819), F. Sansom (English, active 1788–1790), Iris Lurida, Dingy Flag
  3. Artist unknown (Japanese), Iris (Shinjibana)
  4. Basil Besler (German, 1561–1628), Calceolus Maria (Iris)
  5. Artist unknown (Japanese), Wagtail and Iris
  6. Artist unknown (Japanese), Iris
  7. After: I. I. Meyer (Maier) (German, 18th century), Adam Ludwig Wirsing (German, 1733/1734–1797), K?ningin Esther (Iris Anglica I)
  8. Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), The Iris Garden at Horikiri (Horikiri no hanashobu)
  9. Ueda Kochu (Japanese, 1819–1911), Iris and Tortoises
  10. Qian Weicheng (Chinese, 1720–1776), Iris and Hydrangea
  11. Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Kingfisher and Iris
  12. Jan van der Vinne III (Dutch, 1734–1805), Blue Iris
  13. Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Irises and Wagtail
  14. Maurice Pillard Verneuil (French, 1869–1942), Iris
  15. Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Kingfisher with Iris and Wild Pinks (Kawasemi, shaga, nadeshiko)
  16. Artist unknown (Japanese), Irises
  17. Artist unidentified (Japanese), Irises
  18. Edna Boies Hopkins (American, 1872–1937), Iris
  19. Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Iris at the Village of Horikiri (Horikiri no sato hanashobu)
  20. Isaac Sprague (American, 1811–1895), Iris
  21. Nansuitei Yoshiyuki (Japanese, 1835–1879), Irises at Urae (Urae kakitsubata)
  22. After: Pierre Joseph Redouté (French, b. Flanders, 1759–1840), de Gouy (active 1800–1820), Iris Pallida (Pale Iris, Table Iris)
  23. Designed by: Sakai Hoitsu (Japanese, 1761–1828), Author: Kamo Suetaka, Oson gafu (A Book of Pictures by Oson) (detail)
  24. Artist unknown (Japanese), Two Cranes among Irises
  25. Artist unknown (Japanese), Irises and Prize
  26. Furutani Korin (Japanese, 1875–1910), Shasei soka moyo (Patterns of Plants and Flowers from Nature) (detail)
  27. Ueda Kofu (Japanese, 1759–1831), Irises, Water Plants, and Tortoise
  28. Artist unidentified (Japanese), Iris and Yatsuhashi Pattern
  29. Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Irises and Grasshopper
  30. Artist unknown (Japanese), Irises

Pomegranate’s books of postcards contain up to thirty top-quality reproductions bound together in a handy, artful collection. Easy to remove and produced on heavy card stock, these stunning postcards are a delight to the sender and receiver. Postcards are oversized and may require additional postage.
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