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Studies of Aconitum lycoctonum (Yellow Monk's Hood), a broken tulip and Galeopsis speciosa (Hemp Nettle): PD.211-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Studies of Aconitum lycoctonum (Yellow Monk's Hood), a broken tulip and Galeopsis speciosa (Hemp Nettle)

Maker(s)

? Bosschaert, Ambrosius, the younger (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Lord Bute; W. Esdaile (Lugt 2617); C.S. Bale (Lugt 640), his sale, Christie's, 13-14, 16 May 1881

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Flemish

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( laid down) Vellum Height 309 mm
Velum Width 178 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour over traces of black chalk on vellum, laid down on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 2
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: by Bosschaert (extremely fine) / Collection of C.S. Bale Esqr. / Christie's, June 1881
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1794 Ld. Bute's coll. WE N./211 P56
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 21x
  • Location: Mount, lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: WE
  • Location: Mount, lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: see Lugt 640

  • Text: C S B
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.211-1973
Primary reference Number: 23006
Lugt: 2617
Lugt: 640
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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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