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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Violet: PD.8-1980.f.59

Object information

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Titles

Inscription surrounded by floral border: Violet
Inscription surrounded by floral border: Rose

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bicknell, Clarence

Entities

Categories

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: 115
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: Sweet Violet, who knows / From Whence thy fragrance flows / Or whither hence it goes? / A pious pilgrim here / To winter's sepulchre / Thou comest year by year; / Alert with balmier store / Than Magdalen of yore / To Love's anointing bore. / Methinks that thou hast been / So oft the go-between / Twixt sight and things unseen, / That with thy wafted breath / Alternate echoeth / Each bank of sundering Death. / The sweetness of the violet's deep blue eyes / Kissed by the breath of heaven, seems coloured by its skies / Byron
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: In the world was one green nook I Knew. / Full of Roses, Roses red and white, / Reddest Roses summer ever grew / Whitest Roses ever pearled with dew: / And their sweetness was beyond delight, / Was all love's delight. / A. Webster.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1980.f.59
Primary reference Number: 44245
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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