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Citrullus colocynthis (Bitter Apple, Bitter Cucumber): PD.165-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Citrullus colocynthis (Bitter Apple, Bitter Cucumber)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Aubriet, Claude

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Measurements and weight

Height: 300 mm
Width: 421 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Colocynthis fructa rotundo, / minor C.B. Pin. 313
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.165-1973
Primary reference Number: 22876
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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