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Flora receiving appropriate presents from Zephyr: 2580a

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Flora receiving appropriate presents from Zephyr


Draughtsman: Boitard, François



Measurements and weight

Height: 317 mm
Width: 494 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank


Design for a fan.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink
Grey ink
Blue-grey wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen, grey and black ink with blue-grey wash on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: F. Boitard In fecev.
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: flore se fait aporter des / tribut De La saison dont / elle est La Protectrice par / cette occasions les Zephir sen presse / a Luy rendre Leur petit presens / comme les Niphes Sujet propre / pour esvantayles
  • Location: Below in the centre
  • Text: 190
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: £2/2/- (the price for which the drawing was probably bought by Sir Frank Brangwyn)
  • Location: On the old mount

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2580a
Primary reference Number: 6096
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 July 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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