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Iris Susiana: 3055A

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Object information

Titles

Iris Susiana

Maker(s)

Merian, Maria Sibylla (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: A.A. VanSittart (Lugt 2479 ter)

Measurements and weight

Height: 371 mm
Width: 280 mm

Relative size of this object

28 m37.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1862) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: M.S. Merian fe
  • Location: On a leaf, lower centre
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Iris susiana
  • Location: Lower right

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3055A
Primary reference Number: 4824
Lugt: 2479
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 March 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Iris Susiana" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/4824 Accessed: 2022-06-29 10:28:56

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