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Anemone pulsatilla, Primula veris (Cowslip) and a butterfly (Cabbage white?): PD.126-1973.23

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Anemone pulsatilla, Primula veris (Cowslip) and a butterfly (Cabbage white?)

Maker(s)

Unknown (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 245 mm
Width: 175 mm

Relative size of this object

17.5 m24.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1750

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and some bodycolour on vellum tipped in on album sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: anemone pulsatilla
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: primula veris
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.126-1973.23
Primary reference Number: 32224
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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