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Title:

Pineapple grown in Sir Matthew Decker's garden at Richmond, Surrey

Maker:

Netscher, Theodorus; painter; Dutch artist, 1661-1728

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1720

School/Style:

Dutch

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 84.5, cm
width, 95.2, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1816; Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount

Inscription(s):

; in front of the plant, on a tablet; PERENNI MEMORIAE / MATTHAEI DECKER BARONETII / ET THEODORI NETZCHER ARMIGERI / STROBILUS HIC / REGIO CONVIVIO DIGNATUS / JSTIUSIMPENSIS RICHMONDIEA CREVIT / HUJUS ARTE ETIAMNUM CRESCERE VIDETUR. / H. Watkins inscripsit A.D. / 1720
date; in front of the plant, on a tablet; 1720

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Earp, F. R.. 1902. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures in the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 143

Gerson, Horst. Goodison, J. W.. 1960. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. I, Dutch and Flemish.Cambridge (Cambs.): p. 91-92

Warner, Ralph. 1928. Dutch and Flemish Flower and Fruit Painters.London?:
pl. 72a

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1988. The Dutch Connection: The Founding of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): The Fitzwilliam Museump. 44
Reproduced, colour, plate on p. 19.

Gorely, Jean. The Pineapple, Symbol of Hospitality.
Source Title: Antiques XLVIII 1 (1945)
p. 23

Accession:

Object Number: 357
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 1712; input: 2000-02-01; modified: 2019-10-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/1712





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