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English Iris (Iris xiphioides), Narcissus 'poetaz', Virginia stock, Anemones, Paeony, Double hyacinth, Opium poppy, roses (Rosa alba) rosa centifolia (on ledge), rosa hemisferica, Jasmine, Milkweed (Asclepias), Apple blossom, Double meadow buttercup (ranunculus acris): PD.78-1975

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Titles

English Iris (Iris xiphioides), Narcissus 'poetaz', Virginia stock, Anemones, Paeony, Double hyacinth, Opium poppy, roses (Rosa alba) rosa centifolia (on ledge), rosa hemisferica, Jasmine, Milkweed (Asclepias), Apple blossom, Double meadow buttercup (ranunculus acris)

Maker(s)

Huysum, Jan van (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1973.

Measurements and weight

Height: 492 mm
Width: 342 mm

Relative size of this object

34.2 m49.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1975) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Dating

Production date: AD 1735

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on paper, laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jan van Huysum / Fecit
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1735
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.78-1975
Primary reference Number: 23613
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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