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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Caraway: PD.8-1980.f.22

Object information

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Titles

Inscription surrounded by floral border: Caraway
Inscription surrounded by floral border: Rose

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bicknell, Clarence

Entities

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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: 41
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: Caraway! caraway! / How my heart thrills / When I remember, by Pesio's rills / All the wide meadows thy white flower fills, / Far away, far away / Over the hills. / Caraway! caraway! / Far away, far away over the hills, / Fair are the meadows thy white flower fills. / Far away, far away / Wander who wills / Through the long grass which the reaping scythe kills, / Gathers the spieces thy blossom distils. / Caraway, caraway, Healer of ills! / Far away, far away! / Caraway, caraway, healer of ills, / Sweet is the spice which thy blossom distils. / C.B.
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: First the Primrose courts his eyes, / The the Cowslips he espies; / Next the Pansy seems to woo him. / Then Carnations bow unto him: / Which whilst that enamour'd swain / From the stalk intends to strain, / (As half fearing to be seen) / Prettily her leaves between / Peeps the Violet, pale to see / That her virtues slighted be: / Which so much his liking wins / That to seize her he begins. / Yet before he stoop'd so low / He his wanton eye did throw / On a stem that grew more high, / And the Rose did there espy. / Who, beside her previous scent, / To procure his eyes content / Did display her goodly breast, / Where he found at full exprest / All the good that Nature showers / On a thousand other flowers: / Wherewith he affected takes it, / His belovèd flower he makes it, / And without desire of more / Walks through all he saw before. / G. Wither. / The Choice.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1980.f.22
Primary reference Number: 44025
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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