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Two birds, rallete des sables d'aulonne and auriou, by Nicolas Robert

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An image of Two birds: rallete des sables d'aulonne and auriou. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Watercolour over traces of graphite on vellum, height 318 mm, width 220 mm. Album containing 62 botanical drawings on vellum tipped in on the gilt-edged pages of the album which bear the watermark of an 18th century French paper-maker, Malmenayde of Thiers (active from 1731). Bound in red morocco with clasps, the spine tooled in gilt. The Pages are interleaved with thin protective paper. Ruled lines of red and gold border the drawings on all sides. 17th Century. French.

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Two birds: rallete des sables d'aulonne and auriou. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Watercolour over traces of graphite on vellum, height 318 mm, width 220 mm. Album containing 62 botanical drawings on vellum tipped in on the gilt-edged pages of the album which bear the watermark of an 18th century French paper-maker, Malmenayde of Thiers (active from 1731). Bound in red morocco with clasps, the spine tooled in gilt. The Pages are interleaved with thin protective paper. Ruled lines of red and gold border the drawings on all sides. 17th Century. French.

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  • Accession Number: PD.109-1973.61
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library
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  • Image width: 705 pixels
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17th Century album birds blue botanical drawing Fitz_PDP French Nicolas Robert ornithological ornithology vellum watercolour yellow

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