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Rosa gallica 'versicolor' (Rosa Mundi): PD.101-1973.3

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Rosa gallica 'versicolor' (Rosa Mundi)


Withoos, Pieter (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 243 mm
Width: 193 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Gum arabic
Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support: composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Point of the brush, bodycolour, watercolour and gum Arabic on prepared vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rose de Provins
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.101-1973.3
Primary reference Number: 30561
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 June 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 16 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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