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An orange tree with eleven cups surmounted by a vase: PD.50-1993

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Current Location: In storage


An orange tree with eleven cups surmounted by a vase


Draughtsman: Percier, Charles




History note: Luca Baroni (Colnaghi), from whom bought

Measurements and weight

Height: 257 mm
Width: 169 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Materials used in production

Grey ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen and grey ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: XI
  • Location: Centre, on an orange
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.50-1993
Primary reference Number: 6702
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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