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Sterculia monosperma, by Pierre Joseph Redoute

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An image of Sterculia Monosperma. Detail studies in graphite for parts of the flower and enlargement of open seed-pod and seed, numbered. Redouté, Pierre Joseph (Flemish, 1759-1840). Watercolour and bodycolour over graphite on vellum, margins ruled in red and gold ink, height 472 mm, width 342 mm. Acquisition: bequeathed 1973; Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton.

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Sterculia Monosperma. Detail studies in graphite for parts of the flower and enlargement of open seed-pod and seed, numbered. Redouté, Pierre Joseph (Flemish, 1759-1840). Watercolour and bodycolour over graphite on vellum, margins ruled in red and gold ink, height 472 mm, width 342 mm. Acquisition: bequeathed 1973; Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton.

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  • Accession Number: PD.122-1973.66
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 747 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 500.41kB
  • Exposure time: 1/20
  • ISO Speed: 50
  • Captured: 2012:09:04 11:36:14

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19th Century bodycolour botanical Chinese chestnut drawing Fitz_PDP French leaves Linnean Malvaceae phoenix eye fruit Pierre Joseph Redoute Redoute seven sisters' fruit sprig Sterculia monosperma Thai chestnut vellum watercolour

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