Shell and Comma Butterfly

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A still life with a glass jug containing spring flowers, including lily-of-the-valley, forget-me-not, viola, polyanthus, anemone. A butterfly rests on a leaf at the left. There is a shell on the table at lower right and at left a ribbon.

Nottingham City Museums & Galleries



Shell and Comma Butterfly




tempera on wood


H 27.9 x W 24.2 cm

Accession number

NCM 1957-7

Acquisition method

purchased from the Medici Society Ltd, London, 1957

Work type


Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

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