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Labiatae family: PD.122-1973.72

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Labiatae family


Draughtsman: Redouté, Pierre Joseph




Detail studies in wash of flower head, fleurettes and section, stamens and seeds, numbered.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1790

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Size Height 376 mm Width 255 mm
Mount Size Height 429 mm Width 308 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Black ink, grey wash and watercolour on paper, stuck down on brown mount with gold edging

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1 - 10
  • Location: Detail studies
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: P.J. Redouté pinx
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Wash
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1790
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.122-1973.72
Primary reference Number: 31937
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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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