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Rocket larkspur (Delphinium ajacis): PD.920-1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Rocket larkspur (Delphinium ajacis)


Draughtsman: Withoos, Alida




History note: With Messrs Colnaghi, bt. Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a), November 1948

Measurements and weight

Height: 355 mm
Width: 255 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Brush and watercolour on paper, surrounded on all sides by five green lines

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Consolida Regalis fl: pleno[?] variegato Augusti
  • Location: Verso bottom left

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.920-1963
Primary reference Number: 5653
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 20 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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