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Anemone, Hemerocale and Iris: PD.201-1973

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Current Location: In storage


Anemone, Hemerocale and Iris


Draughtsman: Bessa, Pancrace




History note: Purchased by Major Broughton October 1940, (his no. 1555)

Measurements and weight

Height: 139 mm
Width: 206 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P. Bessa
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1. Annemone à fleur de Naire / 2. hemerocale à fleur d'oie / 3. Iris de liberie
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.201-1973
Primary reference Number: 22952
Broughton: 1555
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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