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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Dandelion: PD.8-1980.f.64

Object information

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Titles

Inscription surrounded by floral border: Dandelion
Inscription surrounding rectilinear motif of the letters 'M.B.' (Margaret Berry)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Bicknell, Clarence

Entities

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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: 125
  • Location: Recto, upper right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: Go, flitting plume of dandelion down, / Across the meadow, passing by the mill; / Nor pause among the pastures on the hill; / On wings of scented zephyrs lightly blown, / Until thou reach the dim and smoky town: / Nor let the narrow street obstruct thy will; / Then drop upon the weathered window sill / Of the sad sempstress by hard toil foredone, / And tell her of the vale that once she knew / Through which the babbling streamlet used to pass; / Of morning meadows grey with pearls of dew, / The rushy pool of dark and liquid glass,- / The summer sky - a boundless world of blue, / Of orchards old, and fields knee-deep in grass. / W. Davies -
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: A GARDEN IS A LOVESOME THING. GOD WOT! ROSE-PLOT, FRINGED POOL, FERN'D GROT-THE VERIEST SCHOOL OF PEACE; AND YET THE FOOL CONTENDS THAT GOD IS NOT: NOT GOD! / IN GARDENS! WHEN THE EVE IS COOL? NAY, BUT I HAVE A SIGN: TIS VERY SURE GOD WALKS IN MINE - T.E. BROWN
  • Location: Verso, margin of motif
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: MB
  • Location: Verso, centre of motif
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-1980.f.64
Primary reference Number: 44306
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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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