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Four crocuses: PD.153-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Four crocuses




History note: Agnes Block (1629-1704); ? Valerius Rover (1686-1739), 1730; Earl of Bute; George Clausen (Lugt 539)

Measurements and weight

Height: 340 mm
Width: 244 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1688 : 12 April 1688 inscribed verso, top middle, partially cropped

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 12 April 1688
  • Location: Verso, top middle
  • Text: Crocus gevlamde van [?]Colaert
  • Location: Verso, top crocus
  • Text: Crocus Isabelle
  • Location: Verso, left crocus
  • Text: Crocus silverlaken
  • Location: Verso, bottom crocus
  • Text: Crocus [illegible]
  • Location: Verso, right crocus behind bulb
  • Text: Crocus albus
  • Location: Verso, right crocus behind stem

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.153-1973
Primary reference Number: 22858
Lugt: 539
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 20 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 20 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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