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Amanita Muscavia: P.721-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Amanita Muscavia
Soma of the Rig Veda

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Todd, Ruthven
Draughtsman: Todd, Ruthven

Entities

Categories

Description

Toadstools

Legal notes

In memory of Ruthven Todd

Place(s) associated

  • Mallorca

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1985) by Bindman, David

Dating

Production date: AD 1971

Note

Experimental colour print/drawing imitating Blake's technique

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Coloured pencils
Black ink
Watercolour
Gouache

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Colour printing : Watercolour and colour printing with pen and black ink, gouache and orange pencil, on Whatman Hotpressed paper
Watercolour
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: First experiment using 'folor-printing' in a finished drawing..........
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.721-1985
Primary reference Number: 41541
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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