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Madonna Lily with a cicada, by Antoine du Pinet

Image attached to PD.217-1994.f.16

An image of Lilium candidum. Madonna Lily with a cicada. Album containing a dedicatory sonnet and 48 drawings. Pinet, Antoine du (French, op. c. 1584). Each of the drawings is framed by a border of gold paint of varying size according to the depth of the painted area. The drawings on white laid paper, watermarked with a bunch of grapes are bound into an album with a contemporary gold-tooled limp vellum cover bearing the arms, recto and verso of Louise of Lorraine (1553-1601). This, in turn, is bound into an eighteenth century French red morocco gilt binding. The spine is lettered in gold (see 'inscriptions/marks'). Each of the drawings is framed by a border of gold paint of varying size according to the depth of the painted area. Blank ff not detailed elsewhere. Height, sheet size, 204 mm, width, sheet size, 139 mm.

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Lilium candidum. Madonna Lily with a cicada. Album containing a dedicatory sonnet and 48 drawings. Pinet, Antoine du (French, op. c. 1584). Each of the drawings is framed by a border of gold paint of varying size according to the depth of the painted area. The drawings on white laid paper, watermarked with a bunch of grapes are bound into an album with a contemporary gold-tooled limp vellum cover bearing the arms, recto and verso of Louise of Lorraine (1553-1601). This, in turn, is bound into an eighteenth century French red morocco gilt binding. The spine is lettered in gold (see 'inscriptions/marks'). Each of the drawings is framed by a border of gold paint of varying size according to the depth of the painted area. Blank ff not detailed elsewhere. Height, sheet size, 204 mm, width, sheet size, 139 mm.

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  • Accession Number: PD.217-1994.f.16
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 675 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 540.15kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2016:01:04 15:03:33

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16th Century album Antoine du Pinet botanical cicada drawing Fitz_PDP floral flowers French insects Liliaceae lilies Lilium Lilium candidum lily Madonna Lily Pinet species white

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