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Lobelia surinamensis: PD.122-1973.39

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Lobelia surinamensis

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Redouté, Pierre Joseph

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Notes

History note: Painted for the Empress Joséphine

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)
Vellum (skin) Height 444 mm Width 306 mm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P.J. Redouté
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 39
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: Lobelia Surinamensis
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.122-1973.39
Primary reference Number: 31859
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 February 2024 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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