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Iris germanica (Blue Iris) with a dragonfly and beetle: PD.348-1973

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Current Location: In storage


Iris germanica (Blue Iris) with a dragonfly and beetle


Draughtsman: Dietzsch, Johann Christoph




History note: With Levine and Mosley, February 1942, from whom bought by the 2nd Lord Fairhaven

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)
Vellum Height 258 mm Width 200 mm

Techniques used in production

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.348-1973
Primary reference Number: 23231
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

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

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