Illustrations of lilies from the Broughton Collection.
The Broughton bequest has given the Fitzwilliam Museum one of the most impressive collections of flower paintings and botanical drawings in the world. This pack includes five studies by different artists in watercolours and body colours showing the diverse hues and shapes of flowers from the lily family. Studies include:
Antoine du Pinet, Lilium bulbiferum with a moth, c. 1584 (cover image)
Princess Louise D'Orleans, Hemorocallis (Day Lily), 1830
Pieter Withoos, A White Lily
The Hon Lady Cockerell, Lily
Georg Dionysius Ehret, Amaryllis belladonna, 1761