DUTCH SCHOOL (17th century)
Tulipa var. 'Orange van Thal' (Yellow and Rose-coloured Tulip)
Pencil, bodycolour and brown ink, inscribed '74' (upper right) and "R" (lower right corner). Sheet size: 12 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches.
A fine image of a double-bloomed tulip
The technique and pointed petals of the blooms (particularly of the 'Roesenbloom' variety) suggest that the drawing was executed during the early to mid-17th-century.