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Heliotropium corymbosum: PD.122-1973.32

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Titles

Heliotropium corymbosum
Heliotropium arborescens

Maker(s)

Redouté, Pierre Joseph (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Painted for the Empress Joséphine

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1812

School or Style

French

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) Vellum (skin) Height 452 mm Width 303 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour over graphite on vellum, margins ruled in red and gold ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P.J. Redouté
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1812
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 32
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Text: Heliotropium Corymbosum
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.122-1973.32
Primary reference Number: 31851
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 November 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 2 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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