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Annona cheimola Mill. (Annonaceae) (Guanabanus, Custard Apple): PD.117-1973.14

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Annona cheimola Mill. (Annonaceae) (Guanabanus, Custard Apple)


Draughtsman: Ehret, Georg Dionysius




Study of single shoot from portion of woody stem with flowers and leaves. Removed from album and mounted separately.

Measurements and weight

Height: 532 mm
Width: 367 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1742

School or Style


Materials used in production

White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour, with traces of white heightening over faint traces of graphite outline on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GUANABANUS persea folio, flore intus / albo, exterus virescente, fructu nigricante / squamato vulgo Cherimolia. Feuill. Obs.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: G.D. Ehret. p.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1742
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 86
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.117-1973.14
Primary reference Number: 31632
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 December 2019 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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