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Lathyrus and Adonis: PD.114-1973.4

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Lathyrus and Adonis

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Ehret, Georg Dionysius

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 224 mm
Width: 153 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1768

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite and watercolour reinforced with gum Arabic on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: LATHYRUS pudunculis lufteris cirrhis diphyllis fetiolis / aeternis laneolatis Flor. Segd. pred 363, Chichling (?) Vetch of Tangier / ADONIS floribus octopetalis fructibus subcylindricis. Hort. Upsas. (word indecipherable) The Common Adonis
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: GD Ehret pinxit
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1768
  • Location: Bottom right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.114-1973.4
Primary reference Number: 31577
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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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