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Title:

Iris germanica (Blue Iris) with a dragonfly and beetle

Maker:

Dietzsch, Johann Christoph; draughtsman; German artist, 1710-1769

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

German

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

bodycolour; medium
ground (material); medium
vellum (skin); support

Technique
Description:

bodycolour on prepared black ground on vellum, surrounded by gold border

Dimension(s):

height, vellum, 258, mm
width, vellum, 200, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1973; Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Provenance:

With Levine and Mosley, February 1942, from whom bought by the 2nd Lord Fairhaven

Notes:

A botanical drawing. It may have been done for an album similar to the ones Redouté prepared for the Empress Josephine.

Exhibition(s):

Flowers of three Centuries: One Hundred Drawings and Watercolours from The Broughton Collection. 1983-03-27 - 1984-05-13
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: Washington D.C
Catalogue number: 22

A first selection of flower drawings from the Broughton Collection. 1973-12-20 - 1974-01-27
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 21a

Documentation:

Scrase, David. 1983. Flowers of Three Centuries; One Hundred Drawings & Watercolours from the Broughton Collection.Washington, D.C.: International Exhibitions Foundationp. 18
Reproduced.

Related Object:

PD.347-1973; A spray of Jasmine with a brimstone butterfly

Accession:

Object Number: PD.348-1973
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 23231; input: 2001-03-07; modified: 2011-05-06)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/23231





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