heaveninawildflower: Catasetum and Cypripedium from ‘News of spring and other nature studies’ 1917 by Edward Julius Detmold (1883 — 1957). http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2012/03/edward-detmold-illustrator-part-2.html Wikimedia.

heaveninawildflower: Catasetum and Cypripedium from ‘News of spring and other nature studies’ 1917 by Edward Julius Detmold (1883 — 1957). http://poulwebb.blogspot.com/2012/03/edward-detmold-illustrator-part-2.html Wikimedia.

Glass, Debora Moore, Artist, Phragmapedium - Plant Series, 2010; blown and hot-sculpted glass; 28 x 16 x 11 in., Photo:  Lynn Thompson

Glass, Debora Moore, Artist, Phragmapedium - Plant Series, 2010; blown and hot-sculpted glass; 28 x 16 x 11 in., Photo: Lynn Thompson

Poetry Gathering at the Orchid Pavilion, by Nakabayashi Chikkei. Ink, colour and gofun on silk, dated between 1816-1867

Poetry Gathering at the Orchid Pavilion, by Nakabayashi Chikkei. Ink, colour and gofun on silk, dated between 1816-1867

“Orchids” showing 10 types of orchids c. 1888, Volume 12 of the German illustrated encyclopedia Meyers Konversationslexikon, 4th edition (1885-1890)

“Orchids” showing 10 types of orchids c. 1888, Volume 12 of the German illustrated encyclopedia Meyers Konversationslexikon, 4th edition (1885-1890)

Orchids don't need to be garish. Here's a subtle study in pastel entitle White Orchids, by Edward Middleton Manigault (1887–1922), oil on canvas, circa 1921-1922

Orchids don't need to be garish. Here's a subtle study in pastel entitle White Orchids, by Edward Middleton Manigault (1887–1922), oil on canvas, circa 1921-1922

The most infamous lost orchid Cattleya Labiata as illustrated by John Day

The most infamous lost orchid Cattleya Labiata as illustrated by John Day

Roses and orchids, by Russian Symbolist, Mikhael Aleksandrovich Vrubel (1856-1910), 1894, oil on canvas

Roses and orchids, by Russian Symbolist, Mikhael Aleksandrovich Vrubel (1856-1910), 1894, oil on canvas

Time for some Wild Orchids. These striking slipper orchids are by Expressionist Charles Demuth, 1920

Time for some Wild Orchids. These striking slipper orchids are by Expressionist Charles Demuth, 1920

Pinterest
Search