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Title:

Cristunia neriifolia

Maker:

Redouté, Pierre Joseph; draughtsman; Flemish, 1759-1840

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1810

School/Style:

French

Description:

Detail studies in watercolour of stamens, cross section and petal, numbered. Detail studies in graphite of seed pod and seeds, numbered.

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

watercolour; medium
bodycolour; medium
graphite; medium
vellum (skin); support

Technique
Description:

watercolour and bodycolour over graphite on vellum, margins ruled in red and gold ink

Dimension(s):

height, 447, mm
width, 306, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1973; Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Provenance:

Painted for the Empress Joséphine

Inscription(s):

; detail studies in watercolour; gold; 1 - 3
; detail studies in graphite; gold; 4 - 6
signature; lower left; ink; P.J. Redouté
date; lower left, following the above; ink; 1810
; upper right; gold; 30
; below; gold; Cristunia Neriifolia

Related Object:

PD.122-1973; Botanical drawings

Accession:

Object Number: PD.122-1973.30
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 31848; input: 2001-07-17; modified: 2015-04-01)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/31848





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