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Paeonia suffruticosa (Paeonia moutan var. B., Moutan or Japanese Tree Peony): PD.307-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Paeonia suffruticosa (Paeonia moutan var. B., Moutan or Japanese Tree Peony)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Cust, Lucy

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 541 mm
Width: 694 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1815

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of card

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with traces of bodycolour and gum Arabic over faint traces of graphite outline on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Lucy Cust
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1815
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: cut off

  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.307-1973
Primary reference Number: 23168
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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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