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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Poppy: PD.8-1980.f.44

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Titles

Inscription surrounded by floral border: Poppy
Inscription surrounded by floral border: Violet

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: 85
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: Summer set lip to earth's bosom bare, / And left the flushed print in a poppy there; / Like a yawn of fire from the grass it came, / And the fanning wind puffed it to flapping / flame. / With burnt mouth red like a lion's it drank / The blood of the sun as he slaughtered sank, / And dipped its cup in the purpurate shine / When the eastern conduits ran with wine. / Till it grew lethargied with fierce bliss, / And hot as a swinked gipsy is, / And drowsed in sleepy savageries, / With mouth wide a-pout for a sultry kiss. / F. Thompson
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: From the meadows your walks have left so sweet / That whenever a March-wind sighs / He sets the jewel-print of your feet / In violets blue as your eyes. / Lord Tennyson. / Maud.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1980.f.44
Primary reference Number: 44126
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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