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Camellia Japonica: PD.21-1960

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Camellia Japonica

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Redouté, Pierre Joseph

Entities

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Notes

History note: J.A. Boussac (Lugt Supplement 729b)

Legal notes

In accordance with the wishes of her late brother, Charles Claye.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1960) by McInnes Claye, Marjorie

Dating

Production date: AD 1793

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Paper Height 38.7 cm Width 27.9 cm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P.J. Redouté pinx
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1793
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Camelia Japonica L.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: (Paris framemakers Adolphe Stoll)
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Marlborough Galleries Ltd. London
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Redouté / No 1765
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Blue and white label, ink MS additions

Inscription present: round

  • Text: 1064
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: White label, typed
  • Text: 122
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.21-1960
Primary reference Number: 6734
Lugt: 729b
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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