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Narcissus pseudo-narcissus L. Daffodils, by Antoine du Pinet

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An image of Album. Narcissus pseudo-narcissus L. Daffodils. Pinet, Antoine du (French, op. c. 1584). Watercolour over graphite surrounded by a line of gold paint, on paper, height, sheet size, 204 mm, width, sheet size, 139 mm. 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.

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Album. Narcissus pseudo-narcissus L. Daffodils. Pinet, Antoine du (French, op. c. 1584). Watercolour over graphite surrounded by a line of gold paint, on paper, height, sheet size, 204 mm, width, sheet size, 139 mm. 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.

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  • Accession Number: PD.217-1994.f.29
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 716 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 681.80kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2015:12:15 15:14:43

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16th Century album Antoine du Pinet botanical daffodil drawing Fitz_PDP floral flowers French narcissi narcissus Other Keywords pale yellow Pinet species watercolour yellow

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