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Thomas (1715) Robins (1715 - 1770)

Lot 148: Thomas Robins the Elder (Cheltenham 1715 – 1770 Bath)

Art Europe Auctions

May 23, 2016
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Description

A Study of Himantoglossum Hircinum


Signed lower centre in pen and black ink: T. Robins Pinxt
Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil, on vellum
415 by 299 mm.


This plant, which is still a considerable British rarity, was fi rst recorded in 1641 by the great botanist Thomas Johnson (d.
1644). It has a striking appearance and can grow to over a metre tall! Until the beginning of the 20th century it was only
to be found in Kent (U.K.). A monographic exhibition of Robins? botanical watercolours was held at the Royal Institute of
British architects (Heinz Gallery) in 1975: Gardens of delight: the art of Thomas Robins

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Provenance:
Sale (?The Property of a Gentleman?), London, Sotheby?s, 4 July 2012, lot 179.

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