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A vase of flowers: PD.86-1973

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Titles

A vase of flowers

Maker(s)

Ruysch, Rachel (Painter)

Notes

History note: Count Stroganoff; Sir Felix Cassel, P.C.; Slatter Gallery, London

Measurements and weight

Height: 76.9 cm
Width: 63.5 cm

Relative size of this object

63.5 cm76.9 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Dating

Production date: AD 1701

Note

Pendant to PD.85-1973.

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: RacheL Ruysch
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1701
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.86-1973
Primary reference Number: 1904
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 November 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 17 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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