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Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature


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Giving us a glimpse into the V&A's extensive collection of Beatrix Potter's artwork, as well as rarely seen materials from international collections this stunning book explores Potter's work as a naturalist, artist-storyteller and sheep farmer, as well as her legacy in preserving the Lake District.

Showcasing Potter's creative, entrepreneurial spirit and embedding her stories within the context of her life, this book is packed with scientific observations and imaginative storytelling. Some of her best-loved characters sit alongside exquisite botanical drawings, letters to friends Lake District watercolours and rarely seen photographs, clearly identifying the places and people that inspired her.

Hardback book.
208 pages.
200 illustrations.
Measures 24.5 x 22 cm.