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Melastoma fothergilla: PD.135-1973.32

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Melastoma fothergilla

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Turpin, Pierre Jean Fran├žois

Entities

Categories

Description

Detail studies in graphite of floret and parts of floret and dissection and ovary, numbered. Removed from album and mounted separately.

Measurements and weight

Height: 430 mm
Width: 336 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite and watercolour with some bodycolour on vellum tipped in on album sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1-5
  • Location: Individual dissections
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Turpin pinx
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Melastoma Fothergilla
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Dark red ink
  • Text: 32
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.135-1973.32
Primary reference Number: 32811
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 December 2019 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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