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Three tulips, Narcissus poeticus, one convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-Valley): PD.109-1973.21

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Three tulips, Narcissus poeticus, one convallaria majalis (Lily-of-the-Valley)

Maker(s)

Attributed to Robert, Nicolas (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 319 mm
Width: 220 mm

Relative size of this object

22 m31.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Oleas jaune.
  • Location: Above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Colombine hachée
  • Location: Above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Colombin pur.
  • Location: Above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Muguet
  • Location: Above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Narcisse blanc simple
  • Location: Above
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.109-1973.21
Primary reference Number: 31296
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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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