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Primula auricula (hybrid) with caterpillar and pale clouded yellow butterfly: PD.329-1973

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Primula auricula (hybrid) with caterpillar and pale clouded yellow butterfly


Dietzsch, Barbara Regina (Draughtsman)

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) Vellum Height 286 mm Width 202 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour on prepared black ground on vellum, surrounded by gold border

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: B.R. Dietzsch [venit]
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: False signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.329-1973
Primary reference Number: 23192
Broughton: 1523
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 December 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 16 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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