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Pierre-Joseph redouté (July 10, 1759 St. Hubert, Belgium - June 19, 1840 Paris), French painter and Illustrator, wrote "Les Roses" together with th botanist Claude-Antoine Thory.
[From Roses: Old Roses and Species Roses
, by Elonore Cruse, p. 12:] Pierre-Joseph Redouté spent seven years producing his three-volume masterpiece entitled Les Roses
[From Roses: An Illustrated Encyclopaedia..., by Peter Beales, p. 25: during the Revolution,] Redouté somehow managed to sit on the fence, working for both factions at various times throughout his career...
[From The Graham Stuart Thomas Rose Book, p. 9:] From 1817 to 1824 Redouté was producing his monumental work Les Roses, with text by Thory, and this really marks the beginning of our present appreciation of the rose.