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Tulips: PD.839-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Draughtsman: Nigg, Joseph



Measurements and weight

Height: 340 mm
Width: 230 mm

Relative size of this object

23 m34 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

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: J. Nigg
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brush
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.839-1973
Primary reference Number: 24098
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 December 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Tulips" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-06-06 07:21:30

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