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Flowers on a ledge in a decorated stem vase: PD.820-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Flowers on a ledge in a decorated stem vase

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Moser, Mary

Entities

Categories

Description

Flowers possibly include Helleborus sp. (Hellebore), and V. burnum tinus (Laurustinus)

Measurements and weight

Height: 618 mm
Width: 472 mm

Relative size of this object

47.2 m61.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1766

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite
Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with graphite on prepared dark ground on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mary Moser fecit
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1766
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.820-1973
Primary reference Number: 24034
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 on a ledge in a decorated stem vase" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/24034 Accessed: 2022-12-03 10:25:06

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