Shells by Brown

Peter Brown (fl. 1758-1799)
Shells, c.1766.
Watercolour on vellum, 308 x 255 mm.

Peter Brown was a talented eighteenth century artist who had a passion for the natural world. His artwork has been much admired and was reproduced in some major books of the eighteenth century. This collection of his original drawings of shells provides an excellent example of the delicacy and detail of his work.

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