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Two varieties of 'broken' Tulips, by Nicolas Robert

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An image of Two varieties of 'broken' Tulips. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 320 mm, width 195 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 varieties of 'broken' Tulips. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 320 mm, width 195 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.109-1973.38
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
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17th Century album botanical drawing Fitz_PDP floral flowers French Nicolas Robert red striped tulips variegated vellum watercolour

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