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The Burnet-leaved Rose: PD.113-1973.12

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Current Location: In storage


The Burnet-leaved Rose


Draughtsman: Ehret, Georg Dionysius




A spray with mature flower, bud and haw, and blue and red moth.

Measurements and weight

Height: 236 mm
Width: 165 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1764

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Materials used in production


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: 12
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: The Burnet-leaved Rose
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: G.D. Ehret, pinxit
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1764
  • Location: Bottom right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.113-1973.12
Primary reference Number: 31553
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Audit data

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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