Jadwiga’s Bouquet is a flower composition transformed into the painting. The
art of flower composition was known from the ancient times. It is supposed
that in Queen Jadwiga’s chambers there were beautifully arranged flower
compositions (decorations). The historical sources say that it was very
important to Queen Jadwiga the esthetical side of the banquets organized in
the castle as well as quality and aesthetics of chambers’ interiors. In the
middle ages, the flower compositions illustrations were very popular in the
illuminated manuscripts. Dutch paintings representing the flower
compositions (‘still life’) are among the most beautiful paintings in the
week, a new flower composition, so called “Queen Jadwiga’s Bouquet” is
arranged. Next, the flower composition is photographed and a new ‘still
life’ painting is elaborated using the computer graphics tools.
paintings form part of the cultural activities of the QJF Art&Science
bouquet, placed in the front of the Queen Jadwiga’s painting, is dedicated
to our Patron St. Jadwiga as a thanksgiving to our Patron for accompanying
us in everyday life throughout the earthly journey.
paintings representing Queen Jadwiga’s bouquets have been used to create
birthday cards and cards for all other occasions.
book titled “Queen Jadwiga’s Bouquets” was issued by QJF Press in 2008 and
launched during celebrating of the anniversary of the Queen Jadwiga
coronation on 16 October 2008 in Hyatt Hotel. This book
contains the best works selected (more than 50).