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Title:

Dianthus chinensis

Maker:

Ehret, Georg Dionysius; draughtsman; German artist, 1708-1770

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1764

School/Style:

German

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
bodycolour; medium
vellum (skin); support; laid down

Technique
Description:

watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, laid on card

Dimension(s):

height, 455, mm
width, 322, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1973; Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Provenance:

Purchased by the donor from Levine and Mosley, December 1941

Inscription(s):

signature; lower right; ink; G.D. Ehret, pinxit
date; lower right, below the above; ink; 1764
; below; ink?; DIANTHUS Chinensis
; below; gold, black and blue; RESEDA / Aegyptiaca

Alternative
Number:

Broughton; 1557

Exhibition(s):

Men versus Women, a sixth selection of drawings from the Broughton Collection. 1979-07-17 - 1979-10-07
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 9

Gardener's Pride: a third selection of drawings from the Broughton Collection. 1976-07-17 - 1976-09-25
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)
Catalogue number: 42

Accession:

Object Number: PD.432-1973
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 23381; input: 2001-03-08; modified: 2003-08-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/23381





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