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

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Flowers on a ledge in a decorated stem vase


Draughtsman: Moser, Mary




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

Measurements and weight

Height: 618 mm
Width: 472 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1766

School or Style


Materials used in production

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
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 22 November 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 22 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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