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Ricionoides: PD.116-1973.15

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ricionoides
Tree American Physic-Nut with multifido leaf, commonly called in the West Indies 'French Physic-Nut'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Ehret, Georg Dionysius

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Description

Study of terminal portion of woody stem with leaves and inflorescence.

Measurements and weight

Height: 525 mm
Width: 360 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 21/10
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: RICINOIDES arbor Americana folio mulifido. Tourn.
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: G.D. Ehret pinxt.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 173
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.116-1973.15
Primary reference Number: 31610
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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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