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Acacia subulata: PD.122-1973.45

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Acacia subulata

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Redouté, Pierre Joseph

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Description

Detail studies in graphite of flower stamens and seeds, numbered.

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 470 mm Width 302 mm
Mount Size Height 685 mm Width 509 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: 1 - 5
  • Location: Detail studies
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: P.J. Redouté
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 45
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: Acacia Subulata
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.122-1973.45
Primary reference Number: 31866
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 9 April 2021 Last processed: Saturday 10 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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