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Lobelia excelsa: PD.122-1973.46

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Lobelia excelsa

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Redouté, Pierre Joseph

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Notes

History note: Painted for the Empress Joséphine

Measurements and weight

Height: 443 mm
Width: 304 mm

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)

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: 46
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: Lobelia Excelsa
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.122-1973.46
Primary reference Number: 31867
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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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