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Tristania neriifolia: PD.122-1973.30

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Titles

Tristania neriifolia

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Redouté, Pierre Joseph

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Description

Detail studies in watercolour of stamens, cross section and petal, numbered. Detail studies in graphite of seed pod and seeds, numbered.

Notes

History note: Painted for the Empress Joséphine

Measurements and weight

Height: 447 mm
Width: 306 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1810

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 graphite on vellum, margins ruled in red and gold ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1 - 3
  • Location: Detail studies in watercolour
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: 4 - 6
  • Location: Detail studies in graphite
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: P.J. Redouté
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1810
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 30
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: Cristunia Neriifolia
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.122-1973.30
Primary reference Number: 31848
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 4 December 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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