Botany

Celebrity-signed prints of Bicknell art

The Clarence Bicknell Association announces a campaign to raise funds for the Woodland Trust from the sale of celebrity-signed prints of fine-art-reproduction watercolours by the Victorian polymath, botanist and artist Clarence Bicknell. This first announcement is an appeal … to retail outlets such as museum boutiques and art galleries where the prints could be put […]

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Celebrity flower prints seek retail outlets

The Woodland Trust and the Clarence Bicknell Association announce a campaign to raise funds for the Woodland Trust from the sale of celebrity-signed prints of flower watercolours by the Victorian polymath, botanist and artist Clarence Bicknell. Our photos shows celebrities signing a limited number of the pictures novelist Frederick Forsyth in the company of supporter

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New papers: Daniela Gandolfi, Giovanni Russo

We are delighted to publish here three papers of interest to our readers and important as resources on our web site for researchers to find in a web search. Dssa. Daniela Gandolfi of the Istituto Internazionale di Studi Liguri and the Museo Bicknell in Bordighera is passionate about Clarence Bicknell and has regularly featured his

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New galleries of Clarence art

You can now browse many of Clarence Bicknell’s works of art in galleries on our web site organised by category Gallery – The Book of Guests in Esperanto https://clarencebicknell.com/gallery-the-casa-fontanalba-visitors-book/ Gallery – The Children’s Picture Book of Wild Plants https://clarencebicknell.com/gallery-the-fitzwilliam-albums/ Gallery – botanical works Marcus Bicknell 30 September 2023

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Bicknell and Bordighera in The Guardian

Excerpt… set off in search of the largest Ficus macrophylla in western Europe. The tree, commonly known as the strangler fig, was planted in 1886 by Clarence Bicknell, British botanist, collector, lover of Esperanto and chaplain of Bordighera’s Anglican church.Bicknell loved the hilly, pine-covered coast between Sanremo and the French Riviera, but ended up loathing

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CHRONOS exhibition Genoa November 2023

Announcing an innovative exhibition involving Clarence Bicknell … CHRONOS… The AI-enhanced exhibitionTHE FOOTPRINT OF MAN IN THE ANTHROPOCENE OF LIGURIA350,000 YEARS AGO TO NOW The exhibition is curated by Stefano Schiaparelli (Associate Professor (Zoology and Marine Biology) at the Università degli Studi di Genova) acting for the university’s Rector’s delegate for the enhancement and propagation

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Clarence Bicknell: A Revolution in Art. A talk in London October 5, 2-4pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clarence-bicknell-a-revolution-in-art-tickets-724309247457 Illustrated Talk on Clarence Bicknell, the Renowned Botanic Painter by his great grand nephew Marcus Bicknell In April 2023 Marcus Bicknell and Selby Wittingham discussed Elhanan Bicknell’s early patronage of JMW Turner and more classical artists. Now Marcus, Elhanan’s great great grandson, returns to show how Elhanan’s son Clarence moved naturally towards the more

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