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Selenicereus grandiflorus (Queen-of-the-Night or Night-Flowering Cereus): PD.729-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Selenicereus grandiflorus (Queen-of-the-Night or Night-Flowering Cereus)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Knip, Henriette Geertruida

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Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 498 mm
Width: 360 mm

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

Components of the work

Support composed of cartridge paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour over graphite surrounded by a graphite line, on cartridge paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CEREUS
  • Location: Upper centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Henrietta Knip
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.729-1973
Primary reference Number: 23766
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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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