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Ranunculus asiaticus, purple foxglove, Colchicum (Meadow Saffron) and a Leopard: PD.109-1973.56

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Object information

Titles

Ranunculus asiaticus, purple foxglove, Colchicum (Meadow Saffron) and a Leopard

Maker(s)

Attributed to Robert, Nicolas (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 310 mm
Width: 225 mm

Relative size of this object

22.5 m31 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
White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour heightened with white on vellum

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: against relevant drawing

  • Text: Ranconcule rouge double
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: against relevant drawing

  • Text: Digitale pourprée
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: against relevant drawing

  • Text: Leopard
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: against relevant drawing

  • Text: Vray saffran
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.109-1973.56
Primary reference Number: 31346
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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