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Camellia japonica (Camellia): PD.563-1973

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Camellia japonica (Camellia)


Draughtsman: Esménard, Nathalie d'



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1826

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Materials used in production

Gum arabic
Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)
Vellum Height 348 mm Width 264 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, bodycolour and gum Arabic, over graphite outline on prepared vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Nathalie
  • Location: Below, to right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1826
  • Location: Below, to right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.563-1973
Primary reference Number: 23402
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

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

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