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Black-headed Buntings (Emberiza melanocephala): 4171(3)

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Black-headed Buntings (Emberiza melanocephala)

Maker(s)

Youqua

Description

The male (cock) in profile in the foreground, with the female (hen) behind

Measurements and weight

Height: 250 mm
Width: 337 mm

Relative size of this object

33.7 m25 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1909) by Bothamley, Rev. H.

Note

Export album made for the Western market

School or Style

Chinese

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
White highlights
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of pith paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Watercolour, bodycolour and ink with heightening in white on pith paper, laid down with with strips of blue silk-covered paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4171(3)
Primary reference Number: 185665
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 11 October 2011 Updated: Monday 25 July 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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