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Dimorphotheca eklonis (?) (African Daisy): PD.910-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Dimorphotheca eklonis (?) (African Daisy)


Draughtsman: Robert, Nicolas




History note: Previously in the collection of Napoléon I and Marie-Louise (?) (inscribed thus on old mount)

Measurements and weight

Height: 397 mm
Width: 272 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with gum Arabic on prepared on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Calindula africana frutessons
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 118
  • Location: Right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Calindula africana frutessons
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Gouche originale de Nicolas Robert (XVIIe Siecle) / forvvient de la Collection de Napoléon I et Marie-Louise
  • Location: Broughton mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.910-1973
Primary reference Number: 22898
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 29 June 2023 Last processed: Thursday 29 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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