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Solanum scandens with a dragonfly: PD.921-1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Solanum scandens with a dragonfly

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Withoos, Alida

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Sir Bruce Ingram (Lugt 1405a)

Measurements and weight

Height: 354 mm
Width: 249 mm

Relative size of this object

24.9 m35.4 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Dutch

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and some bodycolour on paper, laid down on card, bordered on all sides with green

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Solanum scandens seu dulcamara folio variegato Augusti
  • Location: Verso bottom left
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Text: Zinc V
  • Location: On the old mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.921-1963
Primary reference Number: 5654
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

Citation for print

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