Marie Aimée ALLARD - Fabaceae fruits

Name and surname: Marie Aimée ALLARD 

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Country: France 

Title: Fabaceae fruits - 1: Strombocarpa reptans; 2: Mimosa ceratonia; 3: Vachellia macracantha; 4: Enterolobium timbouva; 5: Erythrina sp.; 6: Onobrychis viciifolia; 7: Jupunba curvicarpa; 8: Kennedia coccinea; 9: Centrolobium robustum; 10: Guilandina bonduc; 11: Pterocarpus marsupium; 12: Hymenaea verrucosa

Description: Plate of the Fabaceae family fruits based on the collections of the Museum national d'Histoire naturelle (Paris, France) with the aim of valorizing the herbarium collection and the morphological diversity. All the fruits were drawn with the help of an optical drawing tool (stereomicroscope, camera lucida). The board was designed for printing and illustrating project. This work was led by Marie Aimee Allard, scientific illustrator at the MNHN, in collaboration with the curator of the MNHN fruits/seeds collection, Clemence Pagnoux.

Category: Nature illustration

Technique: Mixed techniques : graphite pencils, black chalk, digital
Artificial intelligence: No
Size: 29,7 x 21 cm
Year: 2023