Illustrations of pink flowers 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 notecard pack contains detailed studies of various blooms in shades of pink and red by a selection of European artists. The illustr ations included are:
Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Paeonia suffruticosa (detail), 1812 (cover image)
Pieter Withoos (attrib.), Field poppy, seen from behind (detail), and Provins Rose (detail)
Isabella Selwin, Heliocereus speciosus (detail)
Nicolas Robert, Centifolia rose and lavender (detail)