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In a cornucopia an arrangement of flowers including iris sp.(iris), consolida ambigua (double larkspur), anemone sp. (anemone) dianthus spp. (pinks), dianthus barbatus (sweet william), sprekelia formosissima (Jacobean lily), passiflora caerulea (passion flower), capparis spinosa (caper), vinea sp. (periwinkle), lonicera sp. (honeysuckle), hibiscus sp. (hibiscus), lilium sp. (lily): PD.915-1973

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In a cornucopia an arrangement of flowers including iris sp.(iris), consolida ambigua (double larkspur), anemone sp. (anemone) dianthus spp. (pinks), dianthus barbatus (sweet william), sprekelia formosissima (Jacobean lily), passiflora caerulea (passion flower), capparis spinosa (caper), vinea sp. (periwinkle), lonicera sp. (honeysuckle), hibiscus sp. (hibiscus), lilium sp. (lily)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Robins, T. C.

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Notes

History note: The Dowarger Visctountess Portman, Ashurst sale, Christie's, April 1931, lot 95 (together with no. 88); bought by Wells; acquired, June 1940, by Major Broughton, the 2nd Lord Fairhaven

Measurements and weight

Height: 555 mm
Width: 452 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour over graphite outline on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: T. Robins pinx
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.915-1973
Primary reference Number: 24322
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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