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Caper-tree and frog: PD.126-1973.27

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Caper-tree and frog


Draughtsman: Unknown




On the left is a terminal portion of a stem with leaves and buds; right, enlargement of flower head.

Measurements and weight

Height: 239 mm
Width: 177 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1750

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, ink and watercolour on vellum tipped in on album sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: le caprier
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.126-1973.27
Primary reference Number: 32228
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 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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