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Paeonia mascula: PD.122-1973.9

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Object information

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Titles

Paeonia mascula
Paeonia daurica

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Redouté, Pierre Joseph

Entities

Categories

Description

Details of seed-pods on stalk and a section of pods and seeds.

Notes

History note: Painted for the Empress Joséphine

Measurements and weight

Height: 450 mm
Width: 318 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1812

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour over traces of graphite on vellum, margins ruled in red and gold ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: '1', '2', '3', and '4'
  • Location: Seed pods and seeds
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: P.J. Redouté
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1812
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 9
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: Paeonia Daurica
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.122-1973.9
Primary reference Number: 31777
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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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