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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Dandelion: PD.8-1980.f.4

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Titles

Inscription surrounded by floral border: Dandelion
Inscription surrounded by floral border: Periwinkle

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bicknell, Clarence

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1980) by Bicknell, Peter

Dating

Production date: AD 1908

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Leaf Height 326 mm Width 255 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 5
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: I've pulled your head and mane beneath: / I've plucked your fluffy feathers; / I've put my hand between your teeth: / Your red legs held in tethers: / I've watched your tiny parachutes / Go sailing far away: / I've blown your hair out by the roots, / To tell the time of day. / And yet you've always been so good / And generous a giver: / You've granted salad for my food, / And med'cine for my liver: / And so, in every time and place, / I'll always keep my eye on / Your dandy dress and lion face: / You dear old Dandy-lion! C.B.
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: 6
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: ....in that green bower / The periwinkle trailed its wreathes, / And 'tis my faith that every flower / Enjoys the air it breathes. / Wordsworth / ....................... / Dites-moi si vous connaissez / Dans les écrins de nos princesses, / Si vous le voulez, entassez / Perles, diemants et richesses.... / Un plus adorable joyau / Qu'au bord d'un limpide ruisseau / Sous l'azur que l'aube colore, / Après la fraîcheur de la nuit / S'éveillant parèe et sans bruit, / La perenche heureuse d'éclore? / A. de Goulaine.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1980.f.4
Primary reference Number: 43891
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 5 November 2021 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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