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Title:

Polygala bracteolata

Maker:

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

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1811

School/Style:

French

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, vellum (skin), 476, mm
width, vellum (skin), 342, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1973; Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Provenance:

Painted for the Empress Joséphine

Inscription(s):

signature; lower left; ink; P.J. Redouté
date; lower left, following the above; ink; 1811
; upper right; gold; 54
; below; gold; Polygala Bracteolata

Part Of:

PD.122-1973; Botanical drawings

Accession:

Object Number: PD.122-1973.54
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 31879; input: 2001-07-17; modified: 2015-04-01)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/31879





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