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Lathyrus latifolius (everlasting pea): PD.107-1973.20

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Lathyrus latifolius (everlasting pea)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Orléans, Princesse Louise d'

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Measurements and weight

Height: 226 mm
Width: 165 mm

Relative size of this object

16.5 m22.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1829

Note

Copy after Pierre-Joseph Redouté 'Choix des plus belles fleurs', plate 98

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 with some bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Louise d' Orléans
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 9bre 1829
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.107-1973.20
Primary reference Number: 31265
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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