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Two 'broken' Tulips and an Anemone, by Nicolas Robert

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An image of Two 'broken' tulips and an Anemone. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 314 mm, width 224 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 'broken' tulips and an Anemone. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 314 mm, width 224 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.109-1973.29
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library
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17th Century album anemone botanical drawing Fitz_PDP floral flowers French Nicolas Robert orange perennial Ranunculaceae Ranunculus tulips variegated vellum watercolour windflower

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