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Flowers in a vase, which stands on a ledge: PD.819-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Flowers in a vase, which stands on a ledge

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Moser, Mary

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 618 mm
Width: 470 mm

Relative size of this object

47 m61.8 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1768

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on prepared dark ground on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mary Moser - F -
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1768
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.819-1973
Primary reference Number: 24031
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Flowers in a vase, which stands on a ledge" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/24031 Accessed: 2022-12-02 11:18:52

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