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Amanita Muscavia: P.721-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Amanita Muscavia
Soma of the Rig Veda


Printmaker: Todd, Ruthven
Draughtsman: Todd, Ruthven





Legal notes

In memory of Ruthven Todd

Place(s) associated

  • Mallorca

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1971


Experimental colour print/drawing imitating Blake's technique

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured pencils
Black ink

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
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
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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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