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Title:

Dendrobium densiflorum var. albo-luteum (Dendrobium thyrsiflorum, Orchid)

Maker:

Durham, Cornelius B.; draughtsman; British artist, op.1827-1865

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1866-05

School/Style:

British

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

graphite; medium
watercolour; medium
bodycolour; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

graphite with watercolour and bodycolour on paper

Dimension(s):

height, 559, mm
width, 394, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1973; Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Provenance:

J. Day; Jeremiah Colman; the 2nd Lord Fairhaven

Notes:

This Orchid is native in Burma.

Inscription(s):

; lower left; graphite; Dendrobium thyrsifloram
signature; lower centre; graphite; C.B. Durham
date; lower centre, following the above; graphite; May 1866

Exhibition(s):

Botanical Drawings from the Broughton Collection. 1974-06-28 - 1974-09-29
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 57

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: 28

Exotica. 1985-06 - 1985-09
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

Documentation:

Scrase, David. 1983. Flowers of Three Centuries; One Hundred Drawings & Watercolours from the Broughton Collection.Washington, D.C.: International Exhibitions Foundationp. 21
Reproduced.

Accession:

Object Number: PD.410-1973
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 23329; input: 2001-03-08; modified: 2009-07-24)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/23329





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