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"The Peony and the Violet, or Too Much Brilliance. A tale of a Summer Hotel": 1541a

Object information

Titles

"The Peony and the Violet, or Too Much Brilliance. A tale of a Summer Hotel"
Monday

Maker(s)

Baumer, Lewis (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1927

Measurements and weight

Height: 167 mm
Width: 254 mm

Relative size of this object

25.4 m16.7 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 (1931) by Holliday, J. R.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, pen and ink and watercolour on paper, laid down
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Too much brilliance - or the Peony and the Violet / Hotel
  • Location: Mount, above the drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 'Monday'
  • Location: Mount, above drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 1541A
  • Location: Mount, right of drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1541a
Primary reference Number: 8644
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) ""The Peony and the Violet, or Too Much Brilliance. A tale of a Summer Hotel"" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/8644 Accessed: 2022-07-02 00:42:10

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/8644 |title="The Peony and the Violet, or Too Much Brilliance. A tale of a Summer Hotel" |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-07-02 00:42:10|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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