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Stylized study of a Hollyhock, by Nicolas Robert

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An image of Stylized study of Althaea rosea (Hollyhock) (assigned title). Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 322 mm, width 227 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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Stylized study of Althaea rosea (Hollyhock) (assigned title). Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 322 mm, width 227 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.109-1973.44
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Image Library
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  • Image width: 733 pixels
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17th Century album Alcea Alcea rosea botanical drawing Fitz_PDP floral flowers French Hollyhocks Nicolas Robert pink species Valentines vellum watercolour

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