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Boragmaceae L. Amsinckia intermedia R. Borago Officinalis and a moth: PD.126-1973.42

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Boragmaceae L. Amsinckia intermedia R. Borago Officinalis and a moth

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Unknown

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Measurements and weight

Height: 241 mm
Width: 175 mm

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
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with some gold on the moth's wings, on vellum tipped in on album sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: la croix de malthe
  • Location: Margin, lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: la bourache
  • Location: Margin, lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.126-1973.42
Primary reference Number: 32243
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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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