Acacia longissimis spinis alba

Aubriet, Claude (1665-1742) (Artist)

Acacia longissimis spinis alba
4 0 c m
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm


Pen and ink wash on paper of Acacia nilotica ssp tomentosa by Claude Aubriet. Identified as Acacia longissimis spinis alba by the artist. Aubriet was born at Chalons -sur -Marne, France in 1665 . In 1700 he travelled to the Levant with Tournefort and on his return became a painter at the Jardin du Roi. This work forms part of a collection of drawings for a book by Antoine Jussieu which was not published.

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