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A fruit and flower piece: PD.421-1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A fruit and flower piece


Draughtsman: Huysum, Jan van




History note: Miss Daisy Haycroft; with Messrs. Colnaghi, from whom purchased, together with PD.420-1963, June 1936 (£45), Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Acquisition and important dates

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


A pair to PD.420-1963.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Paper Height 201 mm Width 157 mm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: partly cut off

  • Text: Jan van Huysum fecit
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.421-1963
Primary reference Number: 4750
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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