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Varieties of geranium: PD.922-1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Varieties of geranium

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Withoos, Alida

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 353 mm
Width: 255 mm

Relative size of this object

25.5 m35.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper, laid down on thick paper and bordered on all sides with green

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: V6 No 28
  • Location: Upper left
  • Text: A
  • Location: On the mount
  • Text: Geranium Africanum coriandri folio floribus incarnatis magus noctu olens Augusti
  • Location: Verso lower centre
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Text: geranium Argenteum Alphinum [...] 30 mey
  • Location: Verso bottom left
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.922-1963
Primary reference Number: 5656
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 15 December 2022 Last processed: Thursday 15 December 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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