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Fritillaria imperialis (Crown Imperial): PD.644-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Fritillaria imperialis (Crown Imperial)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Henstenburgh, Herman

Entities

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Measurements and weight

Height: 377 mm
Width: 287 mm

Relative size of this object

28.7 m37.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite
Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour over traces of graphite outline surrounded by lines of brown wash, on prepared vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Hengstenburgh
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: twice, in an old hand

  • Text: Fritularia Imperialis Kreizer Kroon
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 196 Henstenburgh
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.644-1973
Primary reference Number: 23555
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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