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Zuercus: PD.117-1973.21

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Titles

Zuercus
Quercus orientalis

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Ehret, Georg Dionysius

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Description

Terminal portion of woody shoot (with 'heel') with flower and leaves. Lower right, separate study of mature fruit. Removed from album and mounted separately.

Measurements and weight

Height: 532 mm
Width: 365 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1742

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: Zuercus Orientalis Castaneae folio, glande / recondita in cupula crassa & squamosa. T. Cor.
  • Location: Below
  • 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

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.117-1973.21
Primary reference Number: 31639
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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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