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Stylized study of Opium Poppy, Lilium and a moth, by Nicolas Robert

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An image of Stylized study of Papaver Somniferum (Opium poppy) and Lilium and a moth. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 317 mm, width 234 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.

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Stylized study of Papaver Somniferum (Opium poppy) and Lilium and a moth. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 317 mm, width 234 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.

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  • Accession Number: PD.109-1973.45
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17th Century album botanical butterflies butterfly drawing Fitz_PDP floral flowers French insects lilies Lilium lily moths Nicolas Robert opium poppy orange poppies poppy red vellum watercolour

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