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Cornutia: PD.116-1973.8

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Object information

Current Location: In storage




Draughtsman: Ehret, Georg Dionysius




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

Measurements and weight

Height: 520 mm
Width: 360 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1742

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CORNUTIA flore pyramidato coeruleo, foliis incanis, Plum
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 24/2
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 60
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: G.D. Ehret. p.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1742
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.116-1973.8
Primary reference Number: 31603
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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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