About the Author
Petra-Andrea Hinz (born 1956) studied biology at the ETH in Zurich, specialising in botany. She presented her doctorate on Systematic Botany to the Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques in Geneva. She has been involved in a project on the history of botany at the Institute of the History of the Natural Sciences at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich since 1992. Barbara Schulz trained as a graphic artist and has since been working as a restorer. She has an excellent knowledge of graphic techniques, and has devoted particular attention to the work of Redoute.