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A flowering branch of Plumeria flavum (Frangipani tree), against a distant landscape, a hawkmoth and a caterpillar: PD.913-1973

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Titles

A flowering branch of Plumeria flavum (Frangipani tree), against a distant landscape, a hawkmoth and a caterpillar

Maker(s)

Robins, T. C. (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 470 mm
Width: 353 mm

Relative size of this object

35.3 m47 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 1769

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: T. Robins pinxt
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: obscured by the mount

  • Text: 1769
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.913-1973
Primary reference Number: 24318
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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