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Hydrangea macrophylla var. hortensia (French Hydrangea or Hortensia): PD.64-1975

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Object information

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Titles

Hydrangea macrophylla var. hortensia (French Hydrangea or Hortensia)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bloemers, Arnoldus

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Legal notes

Bequeathed 1973.

Measurements and weight

Height: 440 mm
Width: 328 mm

Relative size of this object

32.8 m44 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1975) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Dating

Production date: AD 1808

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E.S. Blenkarne
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1808
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Type: Date
  • Text: MAGNOLIA / folus ovato - obtongis subtus glaucis. Linn.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.64-1975
Primary reference Number: 22961
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Hydrangea macrophylla var. hortensia (French Hydrangea or Hortensia)" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/22961 Accessed: 2022-12-02 13:06:45

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