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A blue vase of pink & white roses, iris, tulip, poppy & other flowers, on a stone slab partially covered by a white cloth, with dianthus & a birds nest with eggs: PD.1028-1973

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A blue vase of pink & white roses, iris, tulip, poppy & other flowers, on a stone slab partially covered by a white cloth, with dianthus & a birds nest with eggs

Maker(s)

Vallayer-Coster, Anne (Miniaturist)

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Gouache

Components of the work

Sight Size: Diameter 94 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Gouache on ?

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: V. Coster
  • Location: Lower right, on stone slab
  • Signature
  • Text: C.D.
  • Location: Corner of cloth covering slab
  • Method of creation: Red gouache
  • Text: 5
  • Location: Frame backing, verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink MS label
  • Text: 135
  • Location: Frame backing, verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Inscription present: in a triangle

  • Text: 722
  • Location: Frame backing, verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1028-1973
Primary reference Number: 2562
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 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 (2020) "Miniature (painting)" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2562 Accessed: 2022-01-24 13:40:58

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