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Paeonia officinalis with butterfly: PD.322-1973

Object information

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Paeonia officinalis with butterfly


Draughtsman: Kirschner, Friedrich



Measurements and weight

Height: 360 mm
Width: 275 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Previously attributed to Barbara Regina Dietzsch [1706-1783]

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Gouache on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Paeonia officinalis
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.322-1973
Primary reference Number: 23700
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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