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Iris versiculor (Versicolor?): PD.105-1973.61

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Iris versiculor (Versicolor?)


Sowerby, James (Draughtsman)


Study of inflorescence and leaves; lower right, detailed study of inner perianth segments.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1800

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper Drawn Area Height 359 mm Width 208 mm

Techniques used in production

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

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  • Text: Iris versiculor
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.105-1973.61
Primary reference Number: 31004
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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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