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Ricinus communis (Castor oil plant): PD.109-1973.20

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Current Location: In storage


Ricinus communis (Castor oil plant)


Draughtsman: Robert, Nicolas (Attributed to)



Measurements and weight

Height: 276 mm
Width: 202 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum

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  • Text: Ricinus
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.109-1973.20
Primary reference Number: 31295
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 1 November 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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