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A Peony


A Peony

Painted in the early 17th Century.. They were just as stunning all those centuries ago.

Picture in the John Rylands Library Manchester.



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Beautiful Pimp!

6 Jul, 2012

 

I didn't paint it.... I am old but not that old ;))

6 Jul, 2012

 

Lol....never implied you did, or are.
Looking forward to visiting it after our win ;)

6 Jul, 2012

 

Delightful Pimm's . . . I love the delicate colours :)

6 Jul, 2012

 

That's exquisite.

6 Jul, 2012

 

So pretty :)

6 Jul, 2012

 

ah but what does it say? ;-)

7 Jul, 2012

 

Well sit back while I translate :))

It is not quite clear but it would seem that this is an early 'how to grow Peonies Mag' Some talk of dividing the rhizomes.

8 Jul, 2012

 

Oooh! speak a bit of mandarin do we pimps? :o) only joking, yeah i got that from the pic :o)

8 Jul, 2012

 

There was a card explaining all ;))

8 Jul, 2012

 

Oh ok :o))

8 Jul, 2012

 

Isnt that beautiful!

8 Jul, 2012



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