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A 'broken' Tulip, Rose of Holland, daisy and butterflies, by Nicolas Robert

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An image of A 'broken' Tulip (Tabizée), Rose of Holland and large daisy and two unidentified butterflies. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, Indian ink, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 318 mm, width 225 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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A 'broken' Tulip (Tabizée), Rose of Holland and large daisy and two unidentified butterflies. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, Indian ink, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 318 mm, width 225 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.109-1973.18
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library
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17th Century album botanical butterflies butterfly daisies daisy drawing Fitz_PDP floral flowers French insects Nicolas Robert pink pink roses rosebud roses striped tulips variegated vellum watercolour

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