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Ranunculus auricomus: PD.127-1973.46

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Ranunculus auricomus

Maker(s)

Schouman, Aert (Draughtsman)

Description

A plant with erect stems and racimes of yellow flowers, narrow lance-shaped leaves arising from the nodes in landscape background.

Measurements and weight

Height: 379 mm
Width: 255 mm

Relative size of this object

25.5 m37.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on laid paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: V: 3 No. 46
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.127-1973.46
Primary reference Number: 32308
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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