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The Golden Bough: R.D.194

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Golden Bough

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: North, John William

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 336 mm
Width: 483 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD 1902

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
White bodycolour
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, bodycolour including white, gum Arabic with some scratching out, on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. W. North A.R.A.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1902
  • Location: Lower left, below the above
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 127 / mar - 19 3[?7]
  • Location: Backboard, verso
  • Method of creation: White chalk

Inscription present: the area has been rubbed with white chalk and the numbers appear to have been stamped over others

  • Text: 207 GL
  • Location: Backboard, verso
  • Method of creation: Black paint
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: No 4 / THE GOLDEN BOUGH / J W North ARA. / WASHFORD / TAUNTON.
  • Location: Backboard, verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: R.D.194
Primary reference Number: 81902
Temporary Reitlinger Number: R.D.194
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Golden Bough" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/81902 Accessed: 2024-04-14 06:58:17

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