Botanical Art For Sale

Find botanical art for sale from the best contemporary artists practising today. Whether you’re just starting up an art collection or you’re a seasoned pro, we can help you buy or rent botanical art and build on your collection today. Explore our collection, including Botanical Collage and Botanical Photography.

For a fresh take on botanical painting, take a look at the work of Simon M Smith, a British artist working with mixed media. Smith’s paintings draw on a variety of different materials, including dress patterns and torn paper, to create layered pieces that showcase the beauty of flowers. The soft, quiet colour palates give his work a sophisticated feel that has earned him great success and popularity.

If it’s botanical photography that you’re looking for, then Robert Pereira Hind is a great choice. His mixed media series ‘Out of Eden’ has a wonderfully simple yet effective look, created from photographic ink pigment printed onto a gilded wooden background. The series is an examination of the natural world, with many of the photographs featuring trees and flowers, making them perfect additions to a collection of botanical art.

A brief history of botanical art

Tulips blooming into life, the twisted bark of an oak tree, the delicate petals of a rose, all these subject matters come under the category of botanical art, which can be simply summarised as artwork that depicts some form of plant life. Whether as a scientific study of the plant’s structure or a sheer celebration of its beauty, botanical artwork is at once inspiring and calming, inviting the viewer to consider their relationship to nature.

One of the most notable and widespread forms of botanical art is that of natural history illustrations. These botanical illustrations had their heyday between 1750 and 1850, a period that is often referred to as the ‘golden century’ in the world of natural history illustration. Created in order to objectively study and spread awareness of a plant’s form and function, these illustrations are undeniably beautiful in their attention to detail and precision. Botanical artists in this period were highly respected for their work, with illustrators such as Franz and Ferdinand Bauer working directly for the King to record as many examples of the world’s flora as possible.

Not all botanical art comes in the form of botanical illustrations, however. One of the most important figures in 20th century art is Georgia O’Keeffe, an American artist whose paintings of flowers attracted praise and controversy in equal measure. O’Keeffe often painted closeups or the inside of flowers, obscuring their identity and creating an abstracted piece that celebrates the beauty of natural forms. She was considered by many as vulgar due to her paintings’ resemblance to female genitalia, a claim that she repeatedly denied and that was likely due to a rise in Freudian thinking that was eager to uncover sexual undertones in all areas of society.

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    Meadow Study No. 10 by Elizabeth Becker

    Meadow Study No. 10

    Paintings - 66x102 cm
    Untitled Flowers Study 10 by Narbi Price

    Untitled Flowers Study 10

    Paintings - 30x25 cmRent for $90 /mo
    Lumière végétale by Christine Guichard

    Lumière végétale

    Collage - 40x30 cm
    Alae folium by Clémentine Vauchelet

    Alae folium

    Drawings - 72x52 cm
    Penna folium by Clémentine Vauchelet

    Penna folium

    Drawings - 70x50 cm
    Les arbres by Clémentine Vauchelet

    Les arbres

    Drawings - 33x43 cm
    Arboris Folium by Robert Pereira Hind

    Arboris Folium

    Collage - 80x80 cmRent for $95 /mo
    Untitled Flowers Study 14 by Narbi Price

    Untitled Flowers Study 14

    Paintings - 30x25 cmRent for $90 /mo
    Iris 05 by Odile Faure

    Iris 05

    Paintings - 44x44 cm

    Sidewalk Succulents

    Paintings - 50x66 cm

    Tulipe 01

    Paintings - 80x80 cm

    Nos Folia Diptych

    Paintings - 82x64 cm

    Cork Oak - Spring

    Drawings - 26x18 cm

    Untitled (Banana Plant)

    Paintings - 150x230 cmRent for $450 /mo

    Magical dream

    Paintings - 76x76 cm

    Fledging Birds

    Paintings - 100x200 cm

    Nordic walk V

    Paintings - 100x80 cm

    A. 12/ Butterfly

    Paintings - 106x139 cm

    Nymphea 155

    Paintings - 64x33 cm

    Nature 322

    Paintings - 120x120 cm

    Philodendron #2

    Paintings - 96x75 cm

    Serendipitous Occurrence

    Paintings - 85x85 cmRent for $170 /mo

    Under the Radar of Noise

    Paintings - 76x56 cmRent for $80 /mo

    Ritmos del Roble

    Drawings - 14x19 cm

    La souche (oxydation)

    Paintings - 25x25 cm

    The Tao of Tau

    Photography - 76x51 cmRent for $75 /mo

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