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    Buttercups, Red Clover, and Plantain

    Albrecht Dürer

    1526
    Buttercups, Red Clover, and Plantain
    Watercolor and gouache on vellum
    29.7 x 21.8 cm (11 11/16 x 8 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Brockholst Smith in memory of her mother, Jane W. Bradley 38.053

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    Folding fan

    Unknown artist, German

    1750-1799
    Folding fan
    Painted Vellum (gouache) embellished with gold leaf; tortoise shell and ivory sticks
    Length: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Livingston Hunt 31.326

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    St. Margaret and Dragon

    Unknown artist, Flemish

    Late 15th/early 16th century
    St. Margaret and Dragon
    Ink, tempera, and gold on vellum
    6.7 x 5.1 cm (2 5/8 x 2 inches)
    Anonymous gift 82.190.1

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    Study of Four Butterflies and a Bumblebee

    Pieter Withoos

    Late 17th Century
    Study of Four Butterflies and a Bumblebee
    Watercolor and gouache over graphite on vellum
    30 x 21.9 cm (11 13/16 x 8 5/8 inches)
    Ernest and Pearl Nathan Fund 82.025

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    Untitled IIIf

    Ann Ledy

    1999
    Untitled IIIf
    Graphite on vellum
    Sheet: 25.4 x 25.4 cm (10 x 10 inches)
    Gift of Sally and Wynn Kramarsky 2004.84.2

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    Book of Hours (use of Rouen)

    Master of the Missal of Amboise Le Veneur

    Ca. 1510
    Book of Hours (use of Rouen)
    Ink, tempera, gold leaf on vellum, bound in purple velvet over wooden boards
    21.3 x 14.3 x 3.2 cm (8 3/8 x 5 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches)
    Museum purchase in honor of Dr. Arnold-Peter Weiss; Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 2011.30