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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Daisy: PD.8-1980.f.33

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

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: 63
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: From night the golden eye of Day / His round face raises, / And lo! on earth shines out a Milky Way, / The starry Daisies / And as a choir of saints in white / Enraptured gazes / With faces t'wards the light, and Lord of light, / So gaze the Daisies. / On heaven's temple floor, that we / May give our praises, / Outspread their gold and silver tapestry / The countlass Daisies. / And day by day this wondrous show / Our sight amazes; / The glowing sun above, - and here, below, / The sun-like Daisies. / C.B.
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Inscription present: the letter [B], a watercolour of two flowers and a vertical stem

  • Text: [B]etter to have a loving friend / than ten admiring foes; / [B]etter a Daisy's earthy root / than a gorgeous dying rose. / G. MacDonald.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1980.f.33
Primary reference Number: 44095
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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