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BOTANICAL WATERCOLOURS, A COLLECTION

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5,000 - 8,000 GBP
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15,000 GBP
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  • A collection of more than one thousand botanical watercolour drawings. [Germany, early nineteenth century]
Over 1,100 pen and ink and watercolour drawings (218 x 175mm.), some heightened with bodycolour, a few with albumen, a few double-page or on folding sheets with watercolour on both sides, contemporary ink captions in German and Latin, loose in 26 paper wrappers and grouped by taxonomy and titled in manuscript, the whole housed in a contemporary board box with “Grossvater Sievert” inscribed in pencil on the lid, occasional light spotting
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