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Erica longifolia: PD.193-1973

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Object information

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Titles

Erica longifolia

Maker(s)

Bessa, Pancrace (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 484 mm
Width: 370 mm

Relative size of this object

37 m48.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P. Bessa
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Erica Pinea
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.193-1973
Primary reference Number: 22934
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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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