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L. Gladiolus illyricus, C. Aquilegia vulgaris: PD.126-1973.29

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Current Location: In storage


L. Gladiolus illyricus, C. Aquilegia vulgaris


Draughtsman: Unknown



Measurements and weight

Height: 244 mm
Width: 178 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1750

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum tipped in on album sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: l'ancholie
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: le glaieul
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.126-1973.29
Primary reference Number: 32230
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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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