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Blue primula with butterfly: PD.332-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Blue primula with butterfly


Draughtsman: Matthes, Elizabeth Christina (née Höll)




History note: Purchased by the donor from Levine and Mosley, November 1943

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)
Vellum Height 282 mm Width 205 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Gouache on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 11
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Hodgkinson
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.332-1973
Primary reference Number: 23929
Broughton: 1741
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 December 2019 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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