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Hyacinthus Peruvianae (Scilla peruviana): PD.105-1973.7

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Hyacinthus Peruvianae (Scilla peruviana)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Sowerby, James

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Description

Study of plant with single inflorescence with leaves.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1800 : Watermark: J WHATMAN

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Drawn Area Height 345 mm Width 266 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite outline, within ruled graphite margins, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Hyacinthus peruvianae
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.105-1973.7
Primary reference Number: 30931
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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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