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Austrian Briar Rose, Mandrake, by Nicolas Robert

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An image of Austrian briar rose, Mandragora (Mandiate). Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 319 mm, width 215 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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Austrian briar rose, Mandragora (Mandiate). Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 319 mm, width 215 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.109-1973.50
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library
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17th Century album botanical Briar rose Brier bugs caterpillars deadly nightshade drawing Fitz_PDP floral flowers French insects Mandragora Mandrake Nicolas Robert orange roses vellum watercolour

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