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Paeonia albiflora var. flore Pleno: PD.122-1973.47

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Paeonia albiflora var. flore Pleno
Paeonia lactiflora


Draughtsman: Redouté, Pierre Joseph




History note: Painted for the Empress Joséphine

Measurements and weight

Height: 473 mm
Width: 347 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1813

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Materials used in production


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: 1813
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 47
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: Paeonia Albiflora Var. flore Pleno
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.122-1973.47
Primary reference Number: 31870
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 February 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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