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Title:

Periphragmos species

Maker:

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

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1787

School/Style:

French

Description:

Detail studies in wash of flower section, calyx, stamens and seeds, numbered.

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

black ink; medium
grey wash; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

black ink and grey wash on paper, stuck down on brown mount with gold edging

Dimension(s):

height, sheet size, 376, mm
width, sheet size, 252, mm
height, mount size, 426, mm
width, mount size, 303, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1973; Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Notes:

Identified by Charles Jeffery at Kew. Apparently from Peru, this was probably drawn from Dombey's herbarium material, smuggled into England by L'Heritier late in 1786. He sent for Redouté to come to London to draw it.

Inscription(s):

; detail studies; graphite; 1 - 6
signature; lower left; black ink; P.J. Redouté Londini
date; lower left, following the above; black ink; 1787

Exhibition(s):

Related Object:

PD.122-1973; Botanical drawings

Accession:

Object Number: PD.122-1973.70
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 31932; input: 2001-07-17; modified: 2015-04-01)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/31932





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