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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


Draughtsman: Bicknell, Clarence



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1908

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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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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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