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Metrosideros anomala: PD.122-1973.63

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Metrosideros anomala

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Redouté, Pierre Joseph

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Description

Detail studies in graphite for parts of the flower and section, numbered.

Notes

History note: Painted for Mme. Bonaparte

Measurements and weight

Height: 470 mm
Width: 338 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: Peint par P.J. Redouté
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Ventenat Jardin de la Malmaison / metrosideros Unomala No. 5.
  • Location: Album sheet, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.122-1973.63
Primary reference Number: 31897
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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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