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The Magic Apple Tree: 1490

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Titles

The Magic Apple Tree

Maker(s)

Palmer, Samuel (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Samuel Palmer; A.H. Palmer; by whom sold at Christie's, 20 February 1928, lot 38 ; A.E. Anderson

Legal notes

Given in memory of his brother, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 349 mm
Width: 273 mm

Relative size of this object

27.3 m34.9 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1928-09) by Anderson, A.E.

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1830 : see 'notes'

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gum arabic
Watercolour
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen and Indian ink, and watercolour, which in some areas has been mixed with a gum-like medium on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: From the Cotswald Gallery. Original Engravings by Old and Modern Masters, Watercolours, Drawings, Bronzes. 59 Frith Street, Soho Square, London, W.1.
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1490
Primary reference Number: 12193
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 16 August 2021 Last processed: Monday 16 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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