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Studies of three varieties of Anemone, by Nicolas Robert

Image attached to PD.109-1973.46

An image of Studies of three varieties of Anemone. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum - two of the drawings on small pieces of vellum are laid down lower left and lower right of main sheet. Height (main sheet) 319 mm, width (main sheet) 231 mm; height: (left sheet) 110 mm, width (left sheet) 84 mm; height (right sheet) 109 mm, width (right sheet) 80 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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Studies of three varieties of Anemone. Robert, Nicolas attributed to (French, 1614-1685). Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum - two of the drawings on small pieces of vellum are laid down lower left and lower right of main sheet. Height (main sheet) 319 mm, width (main sheet) 231 mm; height: (left sheet) 110 mm, width (left sheet) 84 mm; height (right sheet) 109 mm, width (right sheet) 80 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.109-1973.46
  • 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 Ranunculaceae Ranunculus red variegated vellum watercolour windflower

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