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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Rose: PD.8-1980.f.57

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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Rose
Inscription surrounded by floral border: Grass of Parnassus


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: 111
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: Again the summer comes, and all is / fair: / A sea of tender blue, the sky o'erhead / Streches its peace; the Roses white and / red, / Through the deep silence of the trance'd air, / In a mute ecstasy of love declare / Their souls in perfume, while their leaves are fed / With dew and moonlight that fall soflty shed / Like slumber on pure eyelids unaware. / P.B. Marston.
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: [P]ale star, that by the lochs of Galloway / In wet green places 'twixt the depth and height / Dost keep thine hour while Autumn ebbs away, / When now the moors have doffed the heather bright, / Grass of Parnassus, flower of my delight, / How gladly with the unpermitted bay - / Garlands not mine, and leaves that not decay - / How gladly would I twine thee if I might! / The bays are out of reach! But far below / The peaks forbidden of the Muses' Hill, / Grass of Parnassus, thy returning snow / Between September and October chill / Doth speak to me of Autumns long ago, / And these kind faces that are with me still. / A. Lang.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

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Accession number: PD.8-1980.f.57
Primary reference Number: 44235
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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