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Weeds from a German roadside: Solanum nigrum, Trifolium pratense, Calendula arvensis, Plantago media and Anchusa officinalis: PD.315-1973

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Titles

Weeds from a German roadside: Solanum nigrum, Trifolium pratense, Calendula arvensis, Plantago media and Anchusa officinalis

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Kirschner, Friedrich

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 361 mm
Width: 277 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Previously attributed to Barbara Regina Dietzsch [1706-1783]

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Gum arabic
Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour with gum Arabic on dark brown prepared vellum laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Trifolium Pratenza
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Solanum nigrum
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Arnica Montana
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Anchusa Officinalis
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Plantago Media
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.315-1973
Primary reference Number: 23688
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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