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A basket of flowers with fruit: PD.24-1975

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


A basket of flowers with fruit


Painter: Drechsler, Johann Baptist




History note: Bought from Levine and Mosley in 1943 for £450

Measurements and weight

Height: 71.5 cm
Width: 55.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1975) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton


Production date: AD 1805

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Joh. Drechsler. f
  • Location: Lower left, on edge of ledge
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1805
  • Location: Lower left, on edge of ledge
  • Type: Date
  • Text: J.B. Drechler/ Fitzwilliam Museum / Cambridge / PD.24-1975 / Purchased from
  • Location: Verso, on upper stretcher
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.24-1975
Primary reference Number: 3011
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 May 2021 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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