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Fritillaria imperialis (Crown Imperial): PD.195-1973

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Fritillaria imperialis (Crown Imperial)


Draughtsman: Bessa, Pancrace



Measurements and weight

Height: 538 mm
Width: 384 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Trois dessin à main Cevée par Pancrace Bessa étude de Redoutè
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.195-1973
Primary reference Number: 22938
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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