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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Crocus: PD.8-1980.f.60

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Inscription surrounded by floral border: Crocus
Inscription surrounded by floral border: Lily

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: 117
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Inscription present: two vertical columns; column break following 'rivuole!'

  • Text: O pallido croco / nel vaso d' argilla, / ch' è bellow e non l' ami, / coi petali lilla / tu chiudi gli stami / di fuoco; / Le miche di fuoco / coi lunghi tuoi petali / tu chiudi nel cuore / tu leso, o poeta / di pascoli, fiore / di croco! / Voi l' acqua di polla / ravvivi, o viole, / non chi la sua zolla / rivuole! / Ma messo ad un riso / di luce e di cielo, / per subito inganno / ritonra il tuo stela / colà donde l' hanno / diviso: / Tu pallido, e fiso / nel raggio che accora, / nel raggio che piace, / dimentichi ch' ora / sei esule, lacero / uccisa; / Tu apri il tuo cuore / ch'è chiuso, che duole, / ch'è rotto, che muore, / nel sole! / G. Pascoli
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Inscription present: the letter [I] is watercolour of Lily

  • Text: [I]ch will meine Seele tauchen / In den Kelch der Lilie hinein. / Die Lilie soll klingend hauchen / Ein Lied von der Liebsten mein. / Heine.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1980.f.60
Primary reference Number: 44252
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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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