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A fruit and flower piece: PD.420-1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A fruit and flower piece


Draughtsman: Huysum, Jan van




History note: P. & D. Colnaghi, from whom purchased, together with PD.421-1963, June 1936 (£45), Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir


A pair to PD.421-1963.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Paper Height 203 mm Width 157 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Black chalk, pen and ink and watercolour, on paper
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jan van Huysem fecit
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 8400 / HX / - / -
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.420-1963
Primary reference Number: 4749
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 27 July 2023 Last processed: Thursday 27 July 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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