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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Daisy: PD.8-1980.f.32

Object information

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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Daisy
Inscription surrounded by floral border: Daisy


Draughtsman: Bicknell, Clarence



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1908

School or Style


Materials used in production


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: 61
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: Par dessus l'horizon aux collines brunies, / Le soleil, cette fleur des splendeurs infinies, / Se penchait sur la terre à l'heure du / couchant: / Une humble marguerite, éclose au bord d'un / champ / Sur un mur gris croulant parmi l'avoine / folle, / Blanche épanouissait sa candide auréole: / Et la petite fleur, par dessus la vieux / mur. / Regardait fixement dans l'éternal azur / Le grand astre épanchant sa lumière im- / -mortelle; / "Et moi, j'ai des rayons aussi!" lui / disait-elle. / V. Hugo
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: Si risveglio la prima Margherita / Tra l'erbe nuove sopra breve stelo; / Ancora tutta chiusa e infreddolita, / Levo la testa per guardare il cielo; / Vide l'azzurro vittorioso, e allora / Grido a distesa, "O sorelline, é l'ora!" / Lina Schwarz.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1980.f.32
Primary reference Number: 44093
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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