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Golden Water (Princess Parisade): 2148

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Current Location: In storage


Golden Water (Princess Parisade)


Draughtsman: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel




History note: John Ruskin (lent to Miss Bell, Principal of Winnington Hall School, 1863-5); given by Ruskin to Mrs. Constance Churchill; Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood


Production date: ? AD 1858 : Uncertain date

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Frame Depth 35 mm Height 575 mm Width 396 mm
Paper Height 365 mm Width 187 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour on paper, laid on fine linen on a stretcher

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: DGR
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1858 (?)
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Mrs. W.H. Churchill, St. David's, Reigate
  • Location: Backing
  • Text: Golden Water / the property of C. Shannon / C. Ricketts
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: MS label, ink
  • Text: R.A. Exhibition of British Art 1934 no 849 (owner C. Shannon RA at the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge)
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Arts Council of Great Britan Exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite drawings, no. 61
  • Location: Backing
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2148
Primary reference Number: 13378
Surtees: 107
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Saturday 20 April 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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