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    Buttercups, Red Clover, and Plantain

    School of Albrecht Dürer
    German, 1471-1528
    Buttercups, Red Clover, and Plantain, 1526
    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
    Folding fan, 1750-1799
    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
    St. Margaret and Dragon, late 15th/early 16th century
    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
    Dutch, 1654-1693
    Study of Four Butterflies and a Bumblebee, late 17th Century
    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
    American, 1952-
    Untitled IIIf, 1999
    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)

    Attributed to Master of the Missal of Amboise Le Veneur
    Attributed to Jean Serpin
    French
    Book of Hours (use of Rouen), ca. 1510
    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