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Study of a rowan tree: 2370

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Study of a rowan tree


Draughtsman: MacWhirter, John



Measurements and weight

Height: 256 mm
Width: 224 mm

Relative size of this object

22.4 m25.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1939-07-12) by Kitchin, Darcy B.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour with traces of gum Arabic on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MacW-
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown watercolour
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2370
Primary reference Number: 18526
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Study of a rowan tree" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-03-31 23:24:08

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