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Impatiens balsamina (Balsam) with butterfly: PD.323-1973

Object information

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Impatiens balsamina (Balsam) with butterfly


Draughtsman: Kirschner, Friedrich



Measurements and weight

Height: 359 mm
Width: 274 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Previously attributed to Barbara Regina Dietzch [1706-1783]

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour including gouache on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Balsamina hortensis
  • Location: Verso, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.323-1973
Primary reference Number: 23705
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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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