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A Gladiolus, a ?Parides vertumnus butterfly and Jujuba (Zisyphus): PD.98-1973.5

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Gladiolus, a ?Parides vertumnus butterfly and Jujuba (Zisyphus)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Plenck, Joseph Jakob von

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Broughton, Henry Rogers, Major the Hon.

School or Style

German

Materials used in production

Watercolour
White bodycolour
Graphite
Gum arabic
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 364 mm Width 235 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen and ink with watercolour, gum Arabic and white bodycolour, over graphite on laid paper, attached to album leaf

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: i; 2
  • Location: Lower left of each plants
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Papil: Vertumnus foem: / i. ?Gchwertl ullermanvharnissch / Gladiolus. / 2 Brust Beer [all sic] / Jujuba.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.98-1973.5
Primary reference Number: 79281
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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