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Stylized drawings of various flowers, by Nicolas Robert

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An image of Stylized drawings of various flowers (assigned title). Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 321 mm, width 222 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 drawings of various flowers (assigned title). Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, height 321 mm, width 222 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.109-1973.30
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
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17th Century album auriculas botanical drawing Fitz_PDP floral flowers French Iridaceae iris Irises Lilacs Nicolas Robert pansy perennial Primulaceae primulas purple Syringa tulips variegated vellum Violaceae violas violet watercolour

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