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Magnolia: PD.116-1973.7

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Object information

Current Location: In storage




Draughtsman: Ehret, Georg Dionysius




Portion of woody stem with shoots carrying leaves and flowers detailed and enlarged study of fruit, lower right.

Measurements and weight

Height: 525 mm
Width: 360 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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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: MAGNOLIA; Lauri folia subtus albicante. Catesb.
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 13
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 123
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: G.D. Ehret. P.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.116-1973.7
Primary reference Number: 31602
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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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