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The Peacock "At Home": PD.120-1973.f.7

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Peacock "At Home"


Author: Dorset, C.A., Mrs
Draughtsman: Unknown



Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Gold paint
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Leaf Height 526 mm Width 366 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and gum Arabic, bodycolour with gold over traces of graphite on wove paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: THE / PEACOCK "AT HOME":
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour and gold
  • Text: Written / By / Mrs Dorset
  • Location: Recto, centre, on pedestal
  • Method of creation: Watercolour

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.120-1973.f.7
Primary reference Number: 80497
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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