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Lilium Superbum: PD.892-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Lilium Superbum

Maker(s)

Painter: Reinagle, Philip

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Notes

History note: Robert John Thornton, M.D. (1768(?)-1837); sale of the Linnaean Gallery, Christie's, 2 July 1813 (32)

Measurements and weight

Height: 44.5 cm
Width: 34.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Painted for Robert John Thornton's 'TheTemple of Flora', the third section of his New illustration of the sexual system of Linnaeus (1799-1807), for which it was engraved by Richard Earlom (see 'notes').

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.892-1973
Primary reference Number: 3785
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 29 February 2024 Last processed: Thursday 29 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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