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Senna: PD.116-1973.5

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Senna
Hoary Tree Cassia

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Ehret, Georg Dionysius

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Description

Study of a terminal portion of stem with leaves and auxiliary inflorescence.

Measurements and weight

Height: 525 mm
Width: 360 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1743

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 10/1
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: SENNA Spuria arborea, villosa foliis = / latis acuminatis siliquis articulatis. Houst.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: G.D. Ehret. Pinxit
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1743
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.116-1973.5
Primary reference Number: 31600
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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